WWS Calendar

Law & Technology: Challenges to Democratic Institutions: Fake News and Informed Citizens

Mar 30, 2017 12:15PM to 01:15PM
Location: 
Robertson Hall
011 Robertson Hall

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Audience: 
Restricted to Princeton University
Speaker(s): 
Katherine Haenschen - Postdoctoral Research Associate, CITP
The first in a series of workshops exploring how technological developments may unsettle foundations of American democracy. Each session features a scholar who will explain the challenge and lead a discussion of exploring the dimensions of the problem and possible solutions.
 
Fake News on Facebook is all the rage right now, but what do we know about its impacts and how it spreads? Join CITP Fellow Katherine Haenschen for a discussion of recent research pertaining to Fake News and how information spreads on Facebook generally.
 
Co-sponsored with the Program in Law and Public Affairs