From LWV of Acton: Role of the Press in Our Democracy – Speaker Series
Please join the Acton Area League of Women Voters for a Spring-time Speaker Series on the Role of the Press in Our Democracy. We have secured three experts with first-hand knowledgeable of the press, journalism, and information sources. The league’s goal is to inform the community about responsible journalism and responsible news consumption.
- Wednesday, April 11 – Boston Globe Managing Editor Jennifer Peter, 7 p.m., Acton Villageworks – 252 Massachusetts Ave, Acton
- Wednesday, May 2 – Librarian Dorothy Kramer, 7 p.m., Boxborough Library – 427 Massachusetts Ave, Boxborough
- Tuesday, May 8 – Prof., WGBH Contributor Dan Kennedy, 7 p.m., Boxborough Library
Freedom of the Press, Fake vs. Real News, Bots and Trolls, Social Media’s influence, and governing via Twitter are just a few of the topics that will be covered. Night No. 1 is Wednesday, April 11 at Acton’s Villageworks with Boston Globe Managing Editor Jennifer Peter. Jennifer is a member of the Globe’s senior management team serving as Managing Editor of the entire paper. As a practicing journalist with 26 years experience, she is experiencing in real-time the changing landscape of news.
The series will continue in May at the Boxborough Library. Please join us for these free events. More information on attached document. It’s also posted at http://www.lwv-aa.org/.