A Knoxville journalist will discuss misinformation and disinformation during Lunch with the League in Oak Ridge on September 21.
Jesse Mayshark is co-owner, editor, and publisher of the Compass, a news website covering Knoxville and Knox County government, politics, and business.
The topic of the September 21 talk is misinformation, disinformation, and the differences between the two; their causes; and impact on political processes, including redistricting, a press release said.
It said Mayshark has a variety of experiences as a journalist, having served as editor of Knoxville’s former weekly, Metro Pulse; as a copy editor and freelance music writer for The New York Times; as a reporter for the Knoxville News Sentinel and the Mountain Press in Sevier County; and as a regular contributor to the music magazine, No Depression.[Read more…]