Richard and Sandi Conniff Leaders in Business Ethics Speaker Series

Disinformation, Fake News and the Role of Technology Companies

A panel discussion featuring:


*tentative

February 19th  - 6:00pm to 7:15 pm - Student Union Theatre

Admission is free, due to limited seating this event 
REQUIRES PRE-REGISTRATION.

With social media platforms making the spread of false and misleading information faster and easier, more scrutiny has fallen on the technology companies that provide these platforms.  Should tech companies be responsible for the content and/or be making decisions on what is and is not fake news? Are there ethical boundaries for them to consider?   And, how can students become better at identifying the fake news and information that proliferates on-line?