Ars Electronica Center
Deep Space LIVE: FAKE NEWS – How to protect yourself from false reports in the media
THU February 28, 2019 / 7 PM – 8 PM
(Linz, February 25, 2019) Which term first appeared at the beginning of the 1890s and experienced such a renaissance thanks to a president in 2017 that it was voted “Word of the Year” by Collins Dictionary? The correct answer is “Fake News”. At Deep Space LIVE this Thursday evening, February 28, 2019, Sissi Kaiser and Tom Beyer from bildmanipulation.at talk about the strategies behind Fake News. They also show how the manipulation of messages and images can be uncovered and what tools are available. Start is at 7 PM.
Studied art history, music, communication and media sciences at the University of Salzburg as well as cultural management and multimedia art therapy. For more than 25 years she has been active in the film/cinema and media sector as well as in the transfer of knowledge. In addition, she is a co-founder of national and international projects, especially in the team and youth sector, and has worked on numerous short films and commercials in various functions – from conception to assistant director to producer. She has been a business partner of saferinternet.at for many years and holds workshops on cyberbullying for 4YOUgend.
Tom Beyer spent more than 20 years in senior positions in marketing, sales and advertising. He is the founder of BESA-Die Suchprofis, a professional internet research company. He is in charge of various projects on technology and the environment for adults, teenagers and children and gives trainings and lectures with a special focus on new media.
Deep Space LIVE
The Ars Electronica Center hosts a Deep Space LIVE event every Thursday (except holidays) at 7 PM. Each presentation features ultra-high-definition imagery in 16×9-meter format and is accompanied by expert commentary, entertaining stand-up repartee, or musical improvisation. Whether great works from the history of art, space travel, journeys of discovery in the nano-world or a live concert is what you’ve come to behold, Deep Space LIVE stands for enlightening entertainment amidst breathtaking worlds of imagery. Holders of a valid Museum ticket are admitted free of charge.
Fake News @ Deep Space 8K / Fotocredit: Ars Electronica – Robert Bauernhansl. Photo in the background by Lucas Jackson_Reuters / Printversion