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Facts First: Bringing A Journalist’s Mindset (And Toolkit) to Global Security

December 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST


Social media platforms have become information battlegrounds. Disinformation has spread beyond elections to global incidents, complicating efforts by security analysts to assess what’s really happening. In this session, learn how journalists avoid disinformation pitfalls to identify and verify breaking news in real time.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • After attending this session, security professionals will be able to act faster and with more confidence when assessing reporting from a wide range of online sources.
  • Participants will leave with actionable techniques and a framework to distinguish real news and security concerns from both misinformation and disinformation.
  • Attendees will have a go-forward plan for not just consuming and monitoring social media, but actually determining legitimate issues and stories – enabling their teams to launch into action.

Credit Information

Completion of this webinar is eligible for 1 CPE credit. CPE credits for ASIS-sponsored webinars will be updated in your user profile within 48 hours of completion. Self-reporting of CPE credits is not required.


Cory Bergman
VP Product/News

Jillian Stampher
Head of News

*Note:  Speakers and content are subject to change without notice.