Tackling Disinformation and Misinformation

Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm

MIT Museum
314 Main Street, Gambrill Center, Cambridge MA 02142

Disinformation and misinformation are having a profound impact on American society. Join us for a conversation between Lee McIntyre, author of On Disinformation: How to Fight for Truth and Protect Democracy, and Adam Berinsky, author of Political Rumors: Why We Accept Misinformation and How to Fight It, as they discuss the roots and scope of the problem and share the tools necessary to win the war on truth.

The discussion will be moderated by Peter Kaufman, Senior Program Officer, MIT Open Learning.

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Events By Interest

Academic, MIT Museum

Events By Audience

Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

Tags

science communications, scholarly communications, disinformation, misinformation, university press, author talk, authors@mit

Website

https://mitmuseum.mit.edu/programs/wr...

Cost

free with museum registration

Department
The MIT Press
Hashtag

##UPWeek #WriteScience

Contact Email

pellien@mit.edu

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