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  1. Post-Truth Politics – A Panel Discussion

    July 20, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    The term "post-truth," Oxford Dictionaries' 2016 Word of the Year, refers to the current era of politics in which appeals to feelings, personal beliefs and "alternative facts" are as influential as objective facts. What does this new era mean for information, news and American government going forward? A panel of local experts – including Darrel Rowland, public affairs editor at the Columbus Dispatch, and Dr. Gerald Kosicki, communications professor at The Ohio State University – will discuss information literacy, fake news, social media and politics in a post-truth world.

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