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Can Truth Survive Fake News?


Facts are facts ... aren't they? Rick Wilson, David McCraw and Nina Burleigh will weigh in on "alternate truths" and ponder why so many Americans now believe whatever they hear — as long as it fits their own personal narrative. Leading the conversation will be David Maraniss.


Panelists
Nina Burleigh

Nina Burleigh is the national politics correspondent at Newsweek, an award-winning journalist and the author of six books. Her recent book, "The Fatal Gift of Beauty," was a New York Times best-seller....

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David Maraniss

David Maraniss is an associate editor at The Washington Post and the author of six critically-acclaimed best-selling books about history, politics and sports, including "Rome 1960: The Olympics that Stirred the World," the book that inspired a documentary....

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David McCraw

David McCraw serves as the principal newsroom lawyer for The New York Times, where he has worked for 16 years. His new book "Truth in Our Times" is a first-person account of the legal battles that helped shape The Times's coverage of Donald Trump, Harvey Weinstein and the rise of political partisanship in America....

Rick Wilson

Rick Wilson is a Republican political strategist and infamous negative ad-maker. His work appears in The Daily Beast, The Washington Post and Politico. He’s a frequent guest on the networks, CNN, MSNBC and NPR....

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