Free Webinar: Battling Deep Fakes and Misinformation Media’s Role and Responsibility –

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Thursday, April 15 @ 1 PM, EST

New York, NY, April 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CommPRO.bizextends an invitation to please join us for this timely, informative, free webinar.Register here.

Webinar Overview

In an environment where misinformation, partisanship, and deep fakes abound, the role of the journalist has shifted from observer/reporter to advocacy and truth-telling. This panel discussion will explore why and where these lines are drawn and what the future will look like.

JoinAaron Kwittken(he/him), Founder and CEO of PRophet. and his panel featuring:

Discussion questions include:


Aaron Kwittken (he/his/him)

Founder & CEO,PRophet

Aaron Kwittken is founder and CEO of PRophet, an AI-driven PR SaaS platform backed by MDC Ventures. He is also founder and chairman of KWT Global, a highly acclaimed PR and brand strategy firm with offices in New York, London and Los Angeles. A proud George Washington University alum, Aaron serves on GWs School of Media and Public Affairs advisory committee. Hes president-elect of PRSA-New York and past president of the Americas for the International Communications Consultancy Organization (ICCO); a former Board member of the PR Council; a former adjunct professor at NYU; writes for Forbes and The Drum; and is the creator and host of the popular Brand on Purpose podcast that features companies that do well by doing good. He has deep expertise in marketing technology, brand strategy, reputation management, crisis management and purpose-driven marketing. An endurance sports enthusiast, Aaron puts social impact at the center of everything he does personally and professionally.

Follow Aaron on Twitter:@AKwittken

Follow PRophet on Twitter:@PRophet_PR


Sara Fischer

Media Columnist,Axios

SaraFischer is a media reporter forAxios. She joined the company in 2016 as a founding staff member. Fischer is considered one of the top reporters on her beat. Revue cited her weekly newsletter,AxiosMedia Trends, as the second-most popular media newsletter in the market and deemed it a must-read by media industry leaders. She was also recently named to Forbes 30 Under 30 Media list and to the 2019 Folio 100 in their Creator category. Beyond her weekly newsletter, Fischer overseesAxios media coverage for the newsroom, and steers the companys products and events around that topic. Her coverage spans corporate media, technology, social media, deals, entertainment, media regulation, policy and consumer habits.

Follow Sara on Twitter:@SaraFischer

Brian J. Karem

Sr. WH Reporter @Playboy, Author,Free the Press: The Death of American Journalism and How to Revive It

Brian J. Karem is an award-winning journalist, author, speaker and recognized defender of the First Amendment. Karem currently serves as the senior White House correspondent forPlayboy. He is also the host ofJust Ask the Question, a podcast featuring conversations with informed individuals about politics, current events and pop culture. He is also a frequent guest on CNN and other networks.

Karem has worked in both newspaper and television as an investigative journalist covering politics, crime, refugee issues, and state and local news. His work experience includes Americas Most Wanted (producer and correspondent);Peoplemagazine; Fox News; NBC News; and theCourier-Journal, among others.

Karem has received multiple awards for his work, including the prestigiousPieringer Awardand theFreedom of the Press Award, and was recently nominated as Journalist of the Year by theLos Angeles Press Club.

Throughout his career, Karem has been a champion of free speech and vocal advocate for freedom of the press. He has testified in support of afederal shield lawnumerous times before state legislatures and is the founder of the First Jailbirds Club, a group of 13 reporters who went to jail to defend a confidential source and who have toured the nation to rally for a federal shield law.

Most recently, Karem successfully filed a lawsuit against the Trump White House for suspending his credentials for a month, citing First Amendment and Fifth Amendment violations. The suit named President Donald Trump and White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham as defendants. He won the suit and has also successfully defended against two appeals.

Karem is a member of the White House Press Corps Association and the National Press Club and serves as immediate past president of the Maryland-Delaware-D.C Press Association.

Follow Brian on Twitter:@BrianKarem

David Kirkpatrick

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Techonomy Media

David Kirkpatrick is a journalist, the founder and editor-in-chief of Techonomy Media, and author of the best-selling book The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World. Techonomys conferences gather leaders to discuss how tech changes everything and to help build a better society. In these Covid times, along with frequent virtual roundtables, it hosts regular virtual events. Most recentlyDigitally United in mid-March, about the many ways tech can bring us together and remedies for how it has fractured us. In April Techonomy joins withWorth Magazineto hostThe Health+Wealth of America, about how our country can maintain progress emerging from the pandemic and economic crises. Techonomy normally hosts two major annual physical eventsin New York in May and a fall retreat in California. Speakers at its in-person conferences have included Marc Benioff, Sen. Cory Booker, Steve Case, John Chambers, Jack Dorsey, Esther Dyson, Katherine Maher, Marissa Mayer, Tim OReilly, Sean Parker, Penny Pritzker, Peter Thiel, Jeff Weiner, and Mark Zuckerberg. Kirkpatricks bookThe Facebook Effectis in 32 languages. He spent 25 years at Fortune Magazine, and is a contributing editor at Bloomberg Television and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Follow David on Twitter:@DavidKirkpatric


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