December 13, 2018

“The Role of the Humanities in the News and Social Media”

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December 13, 2018
5:30 p.m.

941 N. Virginia St.


Bretton Rodriguez, Lecturer of Core Humanities


Katherine Fusco, Associate Professor, Department of English

Lydia Huerta, Assistant Professor in the Gender, Race, and Identity Program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Joey Lovato, podcaster, video editor, and reporter.

Paromita Pain, Assistant Professor of Global Media Studies at the Reynolds School for Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno.

What roles do the humanities play in the news and social media? How can the humanities be used to address issues like “fake news” and faith in journalism today? How do the humanities help us to understand the influence of social media on society? Join us as we tackle these and other important questions. Light snacks will be provided. Grab a bite and beverage and join the conversation.