Journalism in an Age of Misinformation and Centralization

Journalism in an Age of Misinformation and Centralization

Dan Gillmor

About This Talk

October 17, 02017

As lying dominates politics and highly centralized entities increasingly control our media: is there any hope for honest news? These dual trends are a direct threat to our core liberties, including freedom of speech and assembly. Dan Gillmor will discuss where journalism goes from here and what, as media consumer-practitioners, we all can do.

Gillmor is a veteran journalist, formerly of the San Jose Mercury News. He has been champion of media literacy and citizen journalism for many years working with The Knight Foundation, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University's Law School, and currently Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.

Tickets go on sale to Long Now members 2 weeks before the talk and then to the general public. Most talks sell out quickly due to our small capacity. "Patron tickets" are available after other tickets sell out; they include a reserved seat and are partially tax deductible. Our live videostream of each talk is free to Long Now members at http://longnow.org/live.

Talks begin at 7:30pm (unless otherwise noted); check-in starts at 6:30pm.
The videostream of each talk starts at 7:15 for Long Now members.
We reopen to the public at 8:30pm, after the event.

Want to get early access to The Interval events?

Become A Member Today

Tickets usually go on sale 2 weeks prior to the event. Our talks tend to sell out quickly due to our limited capacity. Long Now members can purchase tickets before the general public. Memberships start at just $8/month.