Real News and Fake News – How did we get here?

False - True crossroad isolated on white backgroundJoin us on Wednesday, January 11th for the AWC Springfield luncheon program: Real News and Fake News – How did we get here?

The program will feature Illinois Times Editor and Publisher Fletcher Farrar. The weekly newspaper has been a staple of the Central Illinois news media landscape for 40 years. Farrar will discuss the changes that have affected news gathering and reporting over the years and potential new threats to
freedom of the press in this era of political upheaval.

January 11, 2017 
Networking: 11:30 – 12:00
Luncheon & Program: 12:00-1:00
Sangamo Club, 227 E Adams, Springfield

 Click here to register by Friday, January 6th at midnight.

Registration rates (pay by check or cash at the door or debit/credit online):
Members: $17 at door, $18.93 online
Guests/non-members: $22 at door, $24.20 online
Students: $11 at door, $12.60 online

Notify us of any dietary restrictions upon registration by emailing programs@awcspringfield.org
Luncheon reservations cancelled less than 24 hours in advance will be invoiced.

Program Description:

The program will feature Illinois Times Editor and Publisher Fletcher Farrar. The weekly newspaper has been a staple of the Central Illinois news media landscape for 40 years. Farrar will discuss the changes that have affected news gathering and reporting over the years and potential new threats to freedom of the press in this era of political upheaval.

Fletcher Farrar is the editor and publisher of Illinois Times.