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
- June 15, 2021
- Online On-Demand