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March
2021
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10:56 AM
America/Chicago

Communication Studies Speaker Series: Misinformation and the Media, March 3

Experts will discuss “Misinformation and the Media” during the UHD Communication Studies Speaker Series from 1 - 2:30 p.m. March 3.

The speakers at this event will share their views about crisis caused by misinformation about how potential solutions can be rooted through the processes of communication and media literacy.

Panelists

  • John Tedesco, investigative reporter, Houston Chronicle
  • Egberto Willies, radio show host and political activist, Politics Done Right
  • Dr. Lucas Logan, UHD Associate Professor of Communication Studies

To attend this virtual event, register here.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – the second-largest university in Houston – has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.