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    Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting | Hurley Symposium 2017
    8:30 am – 1:00 pm | March 9, 2017
    National Press Club, Washington D.C.

    What’s fact and what’s fake were questions that dominated the 2016 election campaign. What new challenges face journalists as they seek to cover the White House and Congress accurately and fairly?
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    Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News
    October 13, 2016 | October 14, 2016
    UCLA Library

    "Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News," at UCLA Library will explore preservation and access of content produced by not only traditional media outlets, but also alternative online sources and citizen journalists.
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    Collab/Space Chicago 2016: The Business of VR
    12:00 am – 12:00 pm | September 30, 2016
    TechNexus

    Virtual reality has been gaining steam in the media space. But how can we get beyond the hype and make sure that these projects — as well as VR-related startups — survive and thrive as a business? That is the focus of the next Collab/Space Chicago.
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    Politics and Press Responsibility: An evening with Leonard Pitts Jr.
    6:00 pm – 8:30 pm | September 21, 2016
    Missouri School of Journalism

    Join nationally syndicated columnist, author and former Miami Herald journalist Leonard Pitts Jr. for a frank, honest assessment of politics and press responsibility, the latest in the Gerald M. Boyd Lecture Series.
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    The Walter B. Potter Sr. Conference
    April 14, 2016 | April 15, 2016

    Join your community newspaper peers April 14 and 15, at the 2016 Potter Conference. You’ll learn how community news organizations – weeklies, small dailies, and their websites – went from overwhelmed to overjoyed as they tackled new opportunities.
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    The Collaboration Culture Symposium
    March 21, 2016 | March 22, 2016

    Today’s media companies are using collaboration as a way to stay ahead. Collaboration is becoming the go-to strategy to make things work in the media industries. Join us for this can’t-miss opportunity to hear from the organizations leading the way.
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    Is our Government too Open?
    7:00 pm – 8:30 pm | March 15, 2016

    A debate on transparency in the federal government between Professor Bruce Cain and Professor Charles Lewis, moderated by Barbara Petersen.
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    Art in the Newspaper
    5:00 pm – 6:30 pm | February 16, 2016

    On Feb. 14, Columbia Daily Tribune readers will receive a work of art with their Sunday paper. Wrapped around the Perspectives section, this Valentine is a gift designed to make you think. Bring your thoughts to a public conversation with the artist.
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    Pictures of the Year at the Louisiana State Museum
    10:00 am – 11:30 am | December 13, 2015

    POY Director Rick Shaw will lead a gallery talk and walk-through of the exhibition, which features a selection of winning images from the 72nd annual competition. The event is free and open to the public.
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    Gift of Mobility
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | December 4, 2015

    The emerging technology of 360 degree virtual reality video is used to tell the emotional story of people who have to crawl on the ground because they lack access to all-terrain wheelchairs in Zambia, Africa.