COC examines impact of ‘fake news’ in US democracy

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COC examines impact of ‘fake news’ in US democracy

“Fake News,” one of the latest buzzwords in the U.S. political sphere, was deliberated and evaluated by professors and students at College of the Canyons (COC) Wednesday.

The Fake News Forum, presented by COC’s Institute of Ethics, Law and Public Policy, consisted of four speakers and a Q&A session to tackle various topics surrounding truth seeking, the freedom of the press, news consumption and political culture.

“This is an issue about democracy and freedom of speech, and we want to look at fake news and how that works with our political system without really taking partisan views,” said forum moderator Kevin Anthony, director of the Institute and COC’s Hotel and Restaurant Management department chair. Read more

Panelist Chris Blakey speaks about truth and the main-stream at an open forum entitled “Fake News” which was sponsored by The Institute of Ethics, Law and Public Policy and held at College of the Canyons Valencia Campus on Wednesday. Dan Watson/The Signal

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