Open to Public Lecture at MCKL: Seeking Truth in an Era of Fake News by Dr Stephen J. Farnsworth

Check out Methodist College Kuala Lumpur’s public lecture on Seeking Truth in an Era of Fake News by Dr Stephen J. Farnsworth, happening 6 July 2019.

Updated 27 Dec 2019

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Ever read a piece of news online, only to find out later that it was not true? Well, that’s fake news — false information that’s disseminated to the public. It is without a doubt that fabricated news can have adverse effects on people.

The good news is, Fulbright specialist Dr Stephen J. Farnsworth will be delivering a talk to help people determine the key signs of fake news. Held at Methodist College Kuala Lumpur on 6 July 2019, the talk is open to the public so that anyone interested in this topic can learn more about it.

As a Professor of Political Science & International Affairs and Director of the Center for Leadership & Media Studies at the University of Mary Washington, Dr Farnsworth has the knowledge and experience needed to answer all your questions about fake news and how you can deal with it. Read on for more details about the event!

When and where?

Date: 6 July 2019 (Saturday)

Venue: Auditorium, Level 3, Methodist College Kuala Lumpur

Time: 10am  - 11.30am

Why should you attend?

You don’t want to miss the opportunity to:

  • Understand the challenging issues of fake news in the media
  • Learn the key signs to be able to detect fake news
  • Interact with Dr Farnsworth through a Q&A session after the lecture

* Light refreshments will be provided.

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    Josephine Serena

    Josephine Serena

    Media studies and journalism graduate. Buy me coffee and I'll spill the beans. Also really tall.