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Stopping the Spread of Misinformation

Stopping the Spread of Misinformation


This program does not carry MCLE credit. It is intended for informational purposes only.

The rapid spread of misinformation harmful to society is a dangerous consequence of freedom of expression in our digital age. The saying goes that, “a lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.” In this program, they will take on the limits of the First Amendment, while also examining how education and litigation can be effective tools to identify and stem the tide.


Moderator: Gail Ehrlich, Esq., New York State Bar Association

T. Andrew Brown, New York State Bar Association

Moderator: Al-Amyn Sumar, The New York Times

Ramya Krishnan, Knight First Amendment Institute

Ian Rosenberg, ABC, Inc.

RonNell Andersen Jones, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

K-Sue Park, Georgetown Law

John Silva, News Literacy Project

Sandra Street, Gordon Parks School for the Inquisitive Minds

Moderator: Jacquelyn Schell, Ballard Spahr LLP

Lyrissa Lidsky, University of Missouri School of Law

Stanton “Larry” Stein, Russ August & Kabat

Daniel Novack, Penguin Random House

Non-Member Price: Free
Published Date:
  • June 15, 2021
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VKW11