How to Navigate Information in a World of Fake News

AAUW Palo Alto is co-sponsoring this event with the Palo Alto League of Women Voters on  Wednesday, March 15, from 7:00 – 9 PM at the Cubberley Theatre, 4120 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Please join us for a lively panel discussion with experts:

  • Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford Economist and co-author, Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election;
  • Sarah McGrew, researcher, Stanford Graduate School of Education, and co-author, “Evaluating Information:  The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning,” a recent report which found that college students have trouble judging the credibility of on-line information.
  • Reporter Daisuke Wakabayashi of the New York Times, formerly of the Wall Street Journal.
  • The Moderator will be Dan Russell, search expert at Google.

This event is free and open to the public but please RSVP by March 13 to ensure that you have a seat.