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Friday, August 25 • 15:05 - 15:35
The F-word: BuzzFeed's misinformation expert Craig Silverman on fake news

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How the internet turned fake news into a real threat, and what the media can do about it.

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Craig Silverman

Media editor, BuzzFeed News
Craig Silverman is an award-winning author and journalist and one of the world's leading experts on online misinformation, fake news, and content verification. He is the Media Editor of BuzzFeed News where he leads a global beat covering platforms, online misinformation, and fake news. Craig previously was the founding editor of BuzzFeed Canada, and also the founder of Emergent.info, a rumour tracking project that was developed as part a fellowship with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University. From 2004 to 2015 he wrote Regret The Error, a blog about media accuracy and corrections, which became part of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and was the basis for an award-winning book of press criticism. Craig also edited The Verification Handbook and The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting for the European Journalism... Read More →



Friday August 25, 2017 15:05 - 15:35
Brisbane Powerhouse Terrace 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia