Reliability of Online News and Information Resources

Mr. Milewski moderated a panel discussion on the reliability of online news and information resources. Among the topics the… read more

Mr. Milewski moderated a panel discussion on the reliability of online news and information resources. Among the topics the panelists discussed were recklessness among some journalists and the limited control on Internet information sources including the Wikipedia website. They discussed how to judge the reliability of a source. The panelists responded to questions from students in the audience.

Mr. Seigenthaler, former assistant to Attorney General Robert Kennedy, discussed the erroneous information listed in his biography on the Wikipedia site. The site claimed, among other things, that he had been suspected in the Kennedy assassinations. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
190684-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 13, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 20, 2006

Airing Details

  • Jan 13, 2006 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 2006 | 8:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 17, 2006 | 1:39pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 18, 2006 | 6:46pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2006 | 2:57am EST | C-SPAN 1
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