HUBWeek 2017: Fact or Fiction - Reintroducing Truth into National Policy Debates and Why It’s Necessary

Wednesday October 11, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Registration Required
https://hubweek.org/events/factfiction-driving-truth-into-policy-debates/

Location

School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
230 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

Handicap Accessible

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Directions & Parking

The Anderson Auditorium

Description

As part of Boston-wide HUBWeek, join the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World and EconoFact.org at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts for an incisive and practical panel discussion to address what can be done today in news and social media to combat the corrosive effects of glib and highly partisan policy debates that are affecting our country’s future. Panelists will include:
  • Michael W. Klein, William L. Clayton Professor of International Economic Affairs at The Fletcher School at Tufts University; former Chief Economist in the Office of International Affairs of the United States Department of the Treasury
  • Tara Watson, Associate Professor of Economics at Williams College; former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Microeconomic Analysis at the United States Department of the Treasury
  • Jason Margolis, Reporter/Correspondent for PRI’s The World
  • David Lazer, Professor of Political Science and Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University; Co-Director of the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks.
  • Moderated by Richard Chacón, Executive Director of News Content at WBUR

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