Monday, May 14, 2018 • St Paul, MN

ONA Twin Cities: What’s real, what’s fake, what’s news: Sorting through images on social media

 An ONA Local event, hosted by ONA Twin Cities

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Training begins at 7 p.m.
Pizza and pop provided!
Bring: Pen and paper, your laptop, your phone — something to take notes with.


What you’ll learn:

* Why people share bogus images on social media
* Techniques to find potentially newsworthy images on social media
* A decisionmaking process to validate images, designed to eliminate guesswork and avoid embarrassing mistakes


About the trainer: Steve Myers

Steve Myers is editor of The Lens, New Orleans’ first independent, nonprofit news site. He was formerly the managing editor of Poynter Online, where he wrote about emerging media practices such as real-time reporting via social media, data-oriented news apps and the fact-checking movement. Contact him at @myersnews | | 504-298-9750

Learn a decisionmaking process to validate images shared on social media during breaking news events, designed to eliminate guesswork and avoid embarrassing mistakes.


Monday, May 14, 2018
6:30 pm-9 pm



UBS Forum at Minnesota Public Radio
480 Cedar Street, St Paul
MN 55101