What is “fake news”, and how can one tell them from valid information on the Internet? That’s what this panel discussion event is trying to explore.

“Trust and truth in the digital age: The challenges facing news organisation” is a free public lecture presented by the ABC News, University of Technology Sydney and First Draft.

This discussion will be hosted by Walkley Award-winning journalist Paul Barclay, and feature a welcome address from UTS journalism practice professor, Peter Fray. The panel speakers include Malachy Browne, senior producer at the New York Times; Kim Bui, former deputy managing editor at reported.ly and adjunct professor at the University of Southern California; Andy Carvin, former editor in chief at reported.ly; and Claire Wardle, research director at First Draft and Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

Tickets are free. For more information and registration, visit the event’s Eventbrite page.

March 21, 6-7.30pm | Great Hall, University of Technology Sydney, 15 Broadway, Ultimo