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 | myers.news@gmail | 504-298-9750