Preview: University to host first panel in its two-part series on ‘fake news’

The event will be held in the University Theatre.


White House correspondent April Ryan will be at FAU this Tuesday. Photo courtesy of FAU College of Arts and Letters

Benjamin Paley and Thomas Chiles

FAU will host “Fake News and the Modern Presidency” this week, featuring White House correspondent April Ryan.

Other panelists include Rick Christie, editorial page editor at the Palm Beach Post, Frank Cerabino, former metro columnist at the Palm Beach Post, Rosemary O’Hara, editorial page editor at the Sun Sentinel, Tom O’Hara, former managing editor of the Palm Beach Post, and associate political science professor Kevin Wagner.

Ryan is often featured on CNN as a political analyst. She has been part of the White House press corps since January 1997 and is the only black female reporter among the correspondents.

This panel is part of the university’s fifth annual Robert J. Bailyn Symposium on the First Amendment, an event that commemorates national Constitution Day.

Tickets are free for FAU students, staff, and faculty. They are available at the Box Office in the Student Union.

The panel will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the University Theatre and is sponsored by the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies.

For more information on upcoming Constitution Day events, click here.

Benjamin Paley is the news editor of the University Press. For information regarding this or other stories, email [email protected].