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Thursday, September 27 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fake News - Keeping News Real in Rural America LIMITED

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President Donald Trump's labeling of certain news as fake and journalists as the enemy of the people has raised doubts about the veracity and accuracy of news reporting. This has created a national narrative. How is journalism perceived in rural America? Are levels of trust higher or lower? What can local journalists and small-town community leaders do to maintain integrity and build trust in local journalism?

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Kathrine Aydelott

Information Literacy and Instruction Librarian, The University Library, University of New Hampshire
Kathrine lists her interests and skills in the areas of library instruction, information literacy, research, information literacy assessment, "fake news" and genealogy.She has a Masters from Simmons College, a PhD from the University of Connecticut, a master’s degree from UConn... Read More →
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Kathy Kiely

Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies, Missouri School of Journalism, University of Missouri
Kathy Kiely, the National Press Club Journalism Institute Press Freedom Fellow, is the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the Missouri School of Journalism.A veteran journalist, Kiely's reporting and editing career has included work with WAMU-FM, Bill Moyers, Bloomberg Politics... Read More →

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Ben Boyington

Vice President, Action Coalition for Media Education
Ben is an educator and education activist based in New Hampshire. He teaches media, English, film, and history at the high school and college levels. Outside the classroom, he is vice president of the Action Coalition for Media Education and coordinator of ConnectED/Global Crit... Read More →
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James Rousmaniere Jr.

Retired Executive Editor, President, The Keene Sentinel
Following graduation from Harvard, Jim spent two years surveying irrigation canals in southern India as a Peace Corps Volunteer. In 1970 he joined The Keene Sentinel as a reporter, and two years later joined The Baltimore Sun, eventually reporting on economics in the paper's Washington... Read More →
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Kristen Nevious

Director, Marlin Fitzwater Center, Franklin Pierce University
Kristen became director of the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication in 2004. Alongside her three degrees in journalism, her professional experience has been in public relations for non-profit organizations, and she has taught journalism, public relations, advertising, photography... Read More →
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Paul Miller

Executive Editor, The Keene Sentinel
Paul Miller, executive editor, manages the daily operations of the newsroom and SentinelSource.com, the paper’s online version, and is responsible for the direction, standards and policies of the news operation, as well as their implementation. The Sentinel is the nation’s fifth-oldest continuously published newspaper. He is a board member for the New England Society of Newspap... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Centennial Alumni Hall