Media Manipulation and Fake News


Date: 22 February at 17.00-18.00

Venue: American Corner Debrecen

Title: Media Manipulation and Fake News in the United States and All Around the Globe
Presenter: Attila Kenyeres, journalist

Where does fake news come from? Why is it so dangerous? How can we recognize fake news? You will find the answers from the presentation facilitated by Attila Kenyeres.

About Attila: He is the only Hungarian journalist, who won a 6 week-long summer scholarship to the United States in 2017 funded by the U.S. State Department. The Study of The U.S. Institute (SUSI) on Media and Journalism 2017 program was organized by the Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. During the program the participants had the opportunity to visit famous American media outlets, like CNN or National Geographic, where they gained first hand-experiences from American experts about the issues and challenges of the current international journalism. Attila Kenyeres shares his fist-hand U.S. experiences at the American Corner Debrecen, complemented with photos and case-studies as well. Attila Kenyeres is a former public and political journalist from Debrecen. Currently he is a PhD candidate and an assistant lecturer of the University Of Debrecen. He has got his own course called Media Manipulation which is open for all of the university students.

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