Craig Silverman, the Founding Editor of Buzzfeed Canada, will deliver the Fall 2016 Clissold Lecture entitled "Spreading the Truth in an Age of Viral Misinformation".
Location: Rm. 3345, Somerville House at Western, London, ON.
Time: November 1, 2016 @ 5pm.
Mark Rayner, the Program Coordinator & Committee Chair for the Master of Media in Journalism & Communication at FIMS, has asked to share this announcement. He also says "Silverman and his colleagues know something about virality, and they have been using that knowledge to combat online hoaxes and misinformation. It will be an interesting -- and timely -- discussion. The event is open to the public, and a reception for the FIMS community will follow at 6 pm."
The Facebook event can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/290959857969272/