Fake News and Alternative Facts
Sted: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78
16. oktober 2017 kl 09:30 - 17. oktober 2017 kl 16:00
Academy Symposium 2017
The topic of this year`s Academy Symposium will be Fake News and Alternative Facts. We have invited prominent speakers from political science, philosophy, psychology, media science and law, as well as journalists and politicians to address a cluster of issues.
Monday October 16
09:30 Welcoming address. Ole M Sejersted, President of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
09:40 Introduction to the symposium. Camilla Serck-Hanssen, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
Fake news/alternative facts, what's that?
09:50 Professor Jason Stanley, Yale University
11.00 Professor George E. Marcus, Williams College
Why do we believe fake news, or do we?
14:30 Associate Professor Cordelia Fine, University of Melbourne
15:20 Senior Researcher Petter Bae Brandtzæg, SINTEF
16:15 Professor Annika Melinder, UiO
Tuesday, October 17
Fake news and the media
09:30 Tom Rosenstiel
10:20 Professor Michael Lynch, University of Connecticut
11:15 Professor Gunn Enli, UiO
Fake News, Law and Media Ethics
14.00: Tracey Meares, Yale (law)
14.50 -16.00 : Plenary discussion with invited guests from the Norwegian press
Knut Olav Åmås (Fritt Ord) and Alf Bjarne Johnsen (Leder PFU)