2019-04-4 18:00:00 2019-04-4 19:00:00 Europe/Rome Facebook and Twitter are being blamed for almost every ill of society. Have the tech companies screwed up? Sure. But are journalists justified leaving social platforms and turning their backs on the communities that have finally found a voice there? Are those journalists making a moral stand or fueling a moral panic? The session will take as its starting point the 23 December 2018 post on Medium by Jeff Jarvis entitled Criticize Facebook? Sure. Leave? Why? Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello - Perugia

Facebook and Twitter are being blamed for almost every ill of society. Have the tech companies screwed up? Sure. But are journalists justified leaving social platforms and turning their backs on the communities that have finally found a voice there? Are those journalists making a moral stand or fueling a moral panic?

The session will take as its starting point the 23 December 2018 post on Medium by Jeff Jarvis entitled Criticize Facebook? Sure. Leave? Why?