NYC Media Lab Podcast
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NYC Media Lab connects technologists in digital media and technology companies with bright minds in New York City's universities in order to drive innovation and talent development. A public-private partnership launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Lab hosts events and seeds projects to foster collaboration across a range of disciplines core to the future of media, from design to engineering.
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Tech, Media & Democracy: Trust, fake news, misinformation and technology
Dec 11 17
The term "Fake news” has come to mean anything from deliberate misinformation to "news I don't agree with". How can technology be harnessed to address these issues? What tools are needed for journalists to better understand and respond to misinformation dissemination on different platforms? What's the best way to respond to credibility attacks? Is fact-checking effective? How might we use technology to set truth-seeking organizations apart?
Gilad Lotan, BuzzFeed VP, Head of Data Science (host and moderator)
Sasha Koren, Editor, Guardian Mobile Lab
Alexis Lloyd, Chief Design Officer, Axios
Cory Haik, Chief Strategy Officer, Mic
Benjamin Decker, Security Researcher, Storyful