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09/06 - Remaking Louisiana Medicine

08/06 - Athletics and Academics on Louisiana’s Campuses

07/06 - The Road Home: Housing Options for Victims of the Storms

06/06 - New Arrivals: Immigration and the Bayou State

05/06 - The Road Home: Housing Options for victims of the Storms

04/06 - RX for Louisiana: Healthcare in Focus

03/06 - Rita:  The Forgotten Storm

02/06 - The Business of Culture: Louisiana’s Cultural Economy

01/06 - Win or Lose: Louisiana and the High Cost of Energy

12/05 - Race and Poverty in Louisiana

11/05 - The High Cost of Health Care

10/05 - Katrina: Health Aftermath

09/05 - NOW’s “Katrina: The Response”

08/05 -  Engaging Youth in the Political Process

07/05 - Religion and Government

06/05 - Higher Education

05/05 - Environmental Issues

04/05 - Re-designing Louisiana’s High Schools

03/05 - Professional Sports in Louisiana

02/05 - The Mardi Gras Edition: Is the Good Life Killing Us?

01/05 - Poverty

12/04 - Religion and Government

11/04 - Highway’s and Infrastructures

10/04 - National Security / World Trade Jobs: Jobs in a Global Economy

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Current Topic


     05/18 - News About the News

How can viewers distinguish between fact and fake news and is social media blurring the difference?
According to the 2018 Louisiana Survey, when it comes to trusting news organizations, more Louisiana residents put their faith in local media than national media outlets. Despite that trust, only 36 percent of the state’s news consumers say local news deals fairly with both sides.

So, why is there so much mistrust of the news media? What role has the downsizing of traditional media played in creating a gap in coverage and possibly, community trust? Where are consumers primarily getting their news? And, how can viewers distinguish between fact and fake news and is social media blurring the difference? Louisiana Public Square looks for answers to these questions and more on “News about the News” airing Wednesday, May 23 at 7pm on LPB and in New Orleans on WLAE. (Recording Tuesday, May 22)

Our panelists are:
• Len Apcar, Wendell Gray Switzer Jr. Endowed Chair in Media Literacy, LSU Manship School
• Jarvis DeBerry, Deputy Opinion Editor, New Orleans Times-Picayune
• Peter Kovacs, Editor, The Advocate
• Lance Porter, Director, LSU Social Media Analysis & Creation Lab

LPB CEO, Beth Courtney and journalist and political historian, Bob Mann moderate the discussion. The program features interviews with Michael Henderson, director of the LSU Public Policy Research Lab; Ray Pingree, Associate Professor wth the LSU Manship School of Communication; John DeSantis, Senior Staff Writer for The Houma Times and Judi Terzotis, president of The Advocate.

Louisiana Public Square can also be heard on public radio stations WRKF in Baton Rouge; Red River Radio in Shreveport and Monroe; and WWNO in New Orleans. Check their station websites for schedule.
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