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Restoring Trust: how do we tackle the crisis in public information?

Hosted by the Department of Media and Communications Media Policy Project

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Speakers

James Ball

James Ball

Professor Charlie Beckett

Professor Charlie Beckett

Damian Collins MP

Damian Collins MP

Sophie Gaston

Sophie Gaston

Chair

Professor Sonia Livingstone

Professor Sonia Livingstone

The LSE Truth, Trust and Technology Commission is working with experts, practitioners and the public to identify structural causes of media misinformation and set out a new framework for strategic policy. The four themes it is looking at are: journalism credibility, platform responsibility, political communications and media literacy and citizenship. 

At this event the audience is invited to put questions and views about misinformation direct to our expert panel.

James Ball (@jamesrbuk) is a Commissioner of the LSE T3 project and the author of Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World.

Charlie Beckett (@CharlieBeckett) is a Professor in LSE's Department of Media and Communications and Director of the Truth, Trust and Technology Commission.

Damian Collins MP (@DamianCollins) is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe, Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee and Commissioner on the Truth, Trust and Technology Commission.

Sophie Gaston (@sophgaston) is Deputy Director and Head of International Research at Demos.

Sonia Livingstone (@Livingstone_S) is Professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE and Chair of the LSE Truth, Trust and Technology Commission.

The Department of Media and Communications (@MediaLSE) is a world-leading centre for education and research in communication and media studies at the heart of LSE’s academic community in central London. We are ranked #1 in the United Kingdom and #3 globally in our field (2018 QS World University Rankings).

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