What is Fake News | Our information P#^b!*m

H R Venkatesh in conversation with Delson Roche

This #mondayfixgoa BOOM and Media Buddhi bring you a discussion titled, Our Information P#^b!*m (What is fake news) In it you will learn how to deal with ‘fake news’ and distinguish between news, opinion and propaganda, how to identify sources and how to develop a media and social media consumption strategy. The focus will be on learning to ask the right questions.

H R Venkatesh is Director, Training and Research at BOOM FactCheck www.boomlive.in where he runs an initiative called ‘Media Buddhi’. Prior to joining BOOM, he was a John S. Knight Fellow in Journalism at Stanford University. Venkatesh is a journalist and has previously been a founding editor at The Quint and a Senior Anchor at CNN-IBN. He is from Bengaluru, but now lives in New Delhi. Venkatesh was educated at Bangalore, Symbiosis and Oxford

He will be in conversation with Delson Roche, a Master Mariner and presently involved in training of seafarers. Delson is passionate about teaching science and scientific ideas.

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