EWC Seminars Live: Fighting Disinformation on the Frontlines


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When: Jun 16 2020 - 4:00pm until Jun 16 2020 - 5:30pm
Where: Zoom Webinar

The East-West Center Seminars and Journalism Program invites you to attend
EWC Seminars Live:

Fighting Disinformation on the Frontlines Webinar

Tuesday, June 16th
4:00 – 5:30pm, Hawaii time

It is imperative that societies have access to accurate information in critical moments such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Disinformation can have life and death consequences. At the same time, there is growing distrust in health experts and scientific data. Hear from diverse experts in the U.S. and Asia Pacific engaged in combating disinformation on the front lines through international and community fact-checking networks, social media platforms, and news literacy education.

Panelists(listed in speaking order)

  • Allen C. MILLER, Founder and CEO, News Literacy Project, Washington, DC, USA @alanmillerNLP
  • Baybars ÖRSEK, Director, International Fact-Checking Network, Florida, USA @baybarsorse
  • Harry SUFEHMI, Founder, MAFINDO, Jakarta, Indonesia @sufehmi
  • Aya LOWE, Strategic Partner Development, APAC, Facebook, Singapore @AyaLowe


To register, visit www.eastwestcenter.org/EWCSeminarsLive


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