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Winter Faculty Panel: Communication Breakdown: The Crisis of Public (Dis)Information
Winter Faculty Panel: Communication Breakdown: The Crisis of Public (Dis)Information
WhenTuesday, Feb 25, 2020, 4:45 – 6:30 p.m.
Campus locationJohnson Hall (JHN)
Campus room102
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsPi Sigma Alpha, UW Department of Communication and Department of Political Science
Description

Good information is essential for good government, whether we are talking about decisions by citizens at the polls or the actions of the elected officials who represent them. Are citizens and policymakers are getting the information they need? Are they using available information to guide their decisions? If not, what can be done to promote more informed policy choices? Please join us for a wide-ranging discussion of this important topic.

Admission is free, but please RSVP here.

“Disinformation and Democracy” Professor Lance Bennett (Political Science and Communication)

“The Existential Crisis in Journalism” Professor Matt Powers (Communication)

“Navigating the Wild West of Information” Professor Mark Smith (Political Science)

“War Powers and Executive Control of Information” Professor Becca Thorpe (Political Science)

Linkwww.polisci.washington.edu…
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