Thursday, March 23, 2017

Truth Matters. Facts Matter.

Great turnout tonight for Truth Matters. Facts Matter. The event was held at Voice of America Museum in West Chester.

Special thanks to the Voice of America Museum, Cincinnati SPJ and Kehoe Financial Advisors.

Panelists included print, online and broadcast journalists from Greater Cincinnati media outlets: Hagit Limor,  Investigative Reporter and UC Electronic Media Professor, Howard Wilkinson of WVXU, Kevin Aldridge of the Cincinnati Enquirer and Anthony Shoemaker, the politics reporter of Cox Media Ohio and the Dayton Daily News. Tom McKee of WCPO and Cincinnati SPJ President served as the moderator of the event.

The panelists discussed the differences between real and fake news, how to determine facts, and the importance of a free press in democracy.

The 90-minute Truth Matters, Facts Matter program was a part of VOA’s 75 anniversary celebration.