3.30pm to 5.30pm
All round the world, the media industry has been fundamentally disrupted, with technology changing the way people read and get their information. This disruption is not a one-off occurrence. It is an unrelenting process, with many dimensions. And the spread of fake news online and on social media is disrupting things even further. The hazards are many and the challenges in countering this even more so.
The Straits Times has been doing its part to help address fake news after a conference in June 2017 highlighted the extent and complexity of the issue and its risks to legacy media.
As part of its continuing effort to engage the public on this issue, Warren Fernandez, Editor-in-Chief, English, Malay & Tamil Media Group, Singapore Press Holdings and Editor, The Straits Times, will share insights on how fake news impact the media, society and you.
This talk is part of “Key Conversations with Singaporeans”, a series of dialogue sessions brought to you by Singapore Polytechnic.
To engage the Singapore community to come to listen to speakers from diverse fields (e.g. business, social services, creative industry, science and technology), so that they can be more aware of local and global issues that impact us and have a meaningful dialogue with the speakers, and to learn and be inspired.
3.00 – 3.30pm: Registration
3.30 – 4.15pm: Sharing by Mr Warren Fernandez
4.15 – 5pm: Question & Answer segment
5 – 5.30pm: Refreshments
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