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Thursday, June 4 at 1:00 p.m. EST: Faith, Freedom in Action in Troubled Times

This session will focus on two stories:

  • Boston’s 1721 Smallpox Epidemic: Debating Inoculation in America’s First Independent Newspaper
  • The Courageous Voices of Revs. Richard Allen and Absalom Jones in Philadelphia’s Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793

This program was made possible through the generous support of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation.

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Thursday, June 11 at 3:00 p.m. EST: Faith, Freedom in Action in Troubled Times

  • The Generous Inventiveness of Dr. Saud Anwar During the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020
  • Today’s Front Pages: Heartening News of Faith in Action Now

This program was made possible through the generous support of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation.

Wednesday, June 24 at 1:00 p.m. EST: Fighting Fake News

Explore the problem of fake news in today’s media landscape. Consider: What does the First Amendment say about fake news? What qualifies as "fake" news? Why should you care what is real and what is not? How can the motivations behind news stories shape the content?

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Wednesday, July 8 at 1:00 p.m. EST: Media Ethics

During this session consider the ethical issues journalists face as they strive to be accurate, fair, and clear. Grounded in the right to press freedom and utilizing real-life case studies, participants grapple with issues journalists may encounter, including privacy, anonymous sources, and the pressure to be first.

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Wednesday, July 22 at 1:00 p.m. EST: Free Speech Essentials

Through critical debates participants will explore the foundations, flare-ups, and frontiers of this First Amendment freedom.

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Can't make one of these dates? More classes are coming soon!

  • Wednesday, August 5 at 1:00 p.m. EST: Fighting Fake News
  • Wednesday, August 19 at 1:00 p.m. EST: Media Ethics
  • Wednesday, September 2 at 1:00 p.m. EST: Free Speech Essentials
Duration
60 minutes
Venue and Capacity
  • Your location

A separate registration is required for each class and space is limited. 

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