The Press Club’s 2017 High School Journalism Boot Camp: Journalism in the Age of Fake Facts
May 13, 2017. City College of San Francisco
Keynote Speech: It’s Not Personal, It’s Partisan
Description: Drastic times call for a new approach. As partisanship has shaped reality, battling the fake news phenomenon is not so simple as fact-checking stories or debunking rumors. In the midst of this gaping political divide, it’s time for a lesson in empathy and unpacking what it means to take sides. Kaylee Fagan is a journalist and college student based in San Francisco. She is studying the art of storytelling through film, photography and written reporting. She is a reporter for Golden Gate Xpress, the student newspaper at San Francisco State University, and the creator of The Fake News Watch.
ASSOCIATED COLLEGIATE PRESS MIDWINTER NATIONAL COLLEGE JOURNALISM CONVENTION
MARCH 2-5, 2017. HYATT REGENCY, SAN FRANCISCO
Presentation Title: The Fake News Watch
Description: With alternative facts and fake news on the rise, student journalists have an important role to play. Golden Gate Xpress, the student newspaper at San Francisco State University, has created The Fake News Watch, a weekly video series where they check the facts, call out the bullshit and learn to identify the difference.
Kaylee Fagan and Ian Sumner, San Francisco State University