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Sunday, July 1 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Jewish Media in the Age of 'Fake News'

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In a world awash with digital noise, how can we separate authentic reporting and careful analysis from the speculative and the downright false?  And what is the role of the Jewish media in this landscape? Five prominent Jewish journalists will discuss how news is changing and offer their perspectives on how Jewish media is evolving to serve new needs and interests. 

Presenters
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Rob Eshman

Publisher, Editor, Journalist, Writer
Rob Eshman is the former Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of the Jewish Journal.  He is currently a writer living in Los Angeles, working on the book, Foodaism and projects for TV and film.   Rob teaches “Food, Culture and Media” at USC Annenberg School of Journalism.
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Sue Fishkoff

Editor, Journalist, Author
Sue Fishkoff is the Editor of J., the Jewish News of Northern California.  She lives in Oakland with her three cats and really loves her job.
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Esther Kustanowitz

Creative Media and Popular Culture Writer
Esther D. Kustanowitz is a writer, editor and consultant usually based in Los Angeles, occasionally in New York or Jerusalem, and always on the internet.  She  is currently a founding editor and contributor at GrokNation.com and a contributing writer at the Los Angeles Jewish Journal.  Esther has also written for Modern Loss, Haaretz, JTA, The Jewish Week, The Forward and eJewishPhilanthropy , among others.  An early adopter of Jewish blogging and social media tools, Esther is endlessly fascinated with the ongoing evolution of the me... Read More →
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Marty Nemko

Public Radio Host, Career Coach
U.S. News called Marty Nemko "career coach extraordinaire" and the San Francisco Bay Guardian, "The Bay Area's Best Career Coach."  Toastmasters named him the non-member Speaker of the Year. He holds a PhD from Berkeley and subsequently taught there.  He's in his 29th year as host... Read More →
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Andrew Silow-Carroll

Journalist. Editor-in-Chief, JTA.
Andrew Silow-Carroll is Editor-in-Chief of JTA, the global Jewish news service.  Previously he served as Editor-in-Chief and CEO of the New Jersey Jewish News and wrote an award-winning weekly column that also appeared in the Times of Israel.  He was previously the managing editor... Read More →
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Sara Weissman

Correspondent. Editor-in-Chief, New Voices Magazine.
Sara Weissman is the Executive Director of the Jewish Student Press Service and the Editor-in-Chief of New Voices, a national online magazine written by and for Jewish college students.  She graduated from UC Berkeley, where she got her start in journalism as an opinion columnist... Read More →


Sunday July 1, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
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