WJC Teens: What Just Happened? How Social Media Impacts the News

October 26, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westchester Jewish Center
175 Rockland Avenue
Mamaroneck, New York 10543

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“Why would anyone talk to journalists? We don’t need them – all they do is twist your words into something you never said – they lie. The news has nothing to do with what’s actually going on or even finding out what’s going on.”

Those are thoughts that were shared by WJC teens last year during a discussion on what was going on in the news. There were strong feelings and major disagreements among the group, so we decided to reach out to some journalists and have a conversation about why anyone should talk to them, what their process is like, and what journalism (and the news) looks like today—and whether or not it can change.

A continuation of our conversation earlier in October with two experienced journalists on how social media impacts the news and why we should care.

Join us for dinner and a conversation in the WJC Teen Lounge. Dinner from 6:00-6:30pm, discussion from 6:45-8:00pm

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