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Wikipedia Day Los Angeles at Ace Hotel
February 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
Image via Wikipedia Day Los Angeles on Facebook
Ace Hotel in Downtown LA is the setting for Wikipedia Day Los Angeles on February 18. This festive day of presentations and discussions is a celebration of the crowdsourced encyclopedia’s 16th birthday.
The day’s guests include Peter Lunenfeld (Vice-chair of DigitalMediaArts Dept. at UCLA), Juliet Lapidos (Sunday Opinion Editor, LA Times), Jessica Yellin (former Chief CNN White House Correspondent) and more.
The schedule is as follows:
11:15am – “Facts Are Not White Noise: A Presentation” by Peter Lunenfeld
11:45am – “Alternative Facts, Wikipedia, and Post-Truth Panel”: Janna Gallus, Moderator, Assistant Professor, UCLA Anderson Strategy; Juliet Lapidos, Op Ed and Sunday Opinion Editor, LA Times; Jessica Yellin, journalist, former Chief White House Correspondent for CNN
2:30pm – “He Who Writes the History Books Wins” by Rosie Stephenson-Goodnight
3 p.m. – “Art + Feminism” panel discussion with Jacqueline Mabey, Michael Mandiberg, Stacey Allan and others TBA
4 p.m. – Cake
The event is FREE, and you can register here.