Media Advisory: Truth, lies and politics panel

What: A panel discussion on important topics including the impact of media in our democracy and citizens’ obligations to be informed about issues such as the human impact on climate change or the causes of economic inequality.

Who: Moderated by Melissa Harris-Perry, Presidential Endowed Professor in Politics and International Affairs, panelists include:

  • Naomi Oreskes – Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University
  • Anthony Appiah – Professor of Philosophy and Law at New York University
  • Dan Kahan – Professor of Law and Psychology at Yale Law School

When and where: Tuesday, February 16, 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

Why: This event is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by the Office of Sustainability, the Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability, Department of Philosophy and the Thomas Jack Lynch Philosophy Fund, Department of Psychology, School of Law, Department of Politics and International Affairs, Department of Communications, Wake the Vote, College Democrats, The Arch Society and The Euzelian Society.

For more detailed information, please visit the event page.

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