Seminar on ‘The Phenomenon of Fake News’
Activities: The discussants will discuss the fake news in Journalism, how fake news can create a nuisance and the authenticity of the information in social media. A guideline for future journalists will be provided by the discussants.
Importance: Hoax created by the people lead mass people to aggression and hate-speech. This seminar will give the participants or future journalists and media persons to spread the idea of information authenticity and understanding the politics behind yellow journalism.
Participant: Students 150
Proposed Discussants Detail:
Barrister Tanzimul Alam RTI (Right to Information) practitioner
Saiful Alam Associate Professor, Dept. of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Dhaka
Syed Ishtiaque Reza Editor in Chief at GTV, sarabangla.net
Monjurul Islam News Editor, DBC
Qurratul Ain Tahmina Consultant (news) The Daily Prothom Alo
Aditya Shahin Senior News Editor, Channel – I
Tawfeque Ahmed News Editor, Channel I Online
The outcome of the seminar: the students from different academic backgrounds will have a specific idea about fake news and information authenticity in social media. As the event will be covering – aired and published in various news mediums, a nuisance on the basis of social media will be reduced.
Expected Date: 23 June 2019 (Sunday) From 11:00 am.
Venue: Banquet Hall/ Auditorium 71, DIU