Misinformation, Ethics, & Protecting Societies

***To ensure an engaging and productive conversation, attendance will be capped at 30 people. The Zoom link will be available on this page 5 minutes before the session start time. Please note, clicking the “Register” button does NOT guarantee access, as attendees will be let in from the waiting room on a first come, first served basis.*** As leaders in the digital world, we take a moment to discuss protecting the younger generation from the risks of misinformation, with respect to digital media literacy. We’ve witnessed that misinformation is a serious issue that puts societies at risk. Hence, we raise critical questions on the ethical role of product teams in institutions. As we discuss how to contribute positively to a student’s digital citizenship, in order to grow as responsible, critical, and aware digital citizens?

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Claire Hartfield

Accelerate Institute

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Cindy Otis

Alethea Group

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Jeremy Spencer

Britannica Digital Learning