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‘The Media and the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention - Then and Now’ Part 4- “The Media Legacy of Chicago ‘68” (panel discussion)

5:15 PM - 8:30 PM, Off-Campus

How well did established and counter-media do as “the first draft of history?” What is the media legacy of Chicago ’68, from social media to the alt-right? How do today’s movements for change organize within the Twitterverse? What has “objectivity” given way to? How (much) has the complexion of newsrooms changed? Can accuracy prevail amid accusations of tepidness, privilege and “fake news?”

Moderator and presenter

Rick Perlstein... (more)