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“The Post-Fact Era?” Democracy, Facts, and the News: A Conversation with Scholars and Journalists

Deborah Amos (NPR), Stephen Macedo (Politics and Human Values), Keith Wailoo (History), Christy Wampole (French and Italian), Joe Stephens (The Washington Post and Ferris Professor of Journalism); moderated by Eric Gregory (Religion and Humanities Council Chair)

February 21, 2017 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Betts Auditorium

Humanities Council and Ferris Seminars in Journalism
Supporters gather around the monitor to check the early election results during Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's election night rally, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The Humanities Council and the Ferris Seminars in Journalism present the first in a series of panel discussions entitled “The Post-Fact Era?”

This installment, co-sponsored by the University Center for Human Values, features scholars and journalists in conversation: Deborah Amos, Middle East correspondent for National Public RadioStephen Macedo, Politics and Human Values; Keith Wailoo, History; Christy Wampole, French and Italian; and Joe Stephens, special projects investigative reporter with the The Washington Post and Ferris Professor of Journalism.

The discussion will be moderated by Eric Gregory, Religion, and Chair, Humanities Council.

Open to the public. Reception to follow.

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