Censored 2019 Fighting The Fake News Invasion

Project Censored’s Huff to discuss ‘fighting the fake news invasion’ on March 5

LEWISTON, Idaho – Micky Huff, director of Project Censored, will give a presentation on “Fighting the Fake News Invasion in ‘Post Truth’ America” on March 5 at noon in Room 115 of Sacajawea Hall on the Lewis-Clark State College campus.

The event is free and open to the public.

The presentation will examine constructive alternatives to fake news and holding corporate media to account for negative bias, propaganda for wealth and power, and outright censorship. The presentation is from Huff’s recent book “Fighting the Fake News Invasion.”

Project Censored was founded in 1976 and its goal is to educate students and the public about the importance of a free press for democratic self-government. According to its mission statement, the organization exposes and opposes news censorship and promotes independent investigative journalism, media literacy, and critical thinking.

The event is sponsored by LCSC's Social Sciences Division, Humanities Division, Residence Life, the Writing Center, the Anthropology Club, and the Political Science Club.

For more information on the event, contact Eric Martin, LCSC professor of History, at elmartin@lcsc.edu or 208-792-2281.