The 2018 class of Folio: Digital Award finalists truly represents the top digital teams and innovative minds in the publishing community—each winner, honorable mention and special award recipient has pushed the boundaries of digital content, product development and audience engagement. You’re invited to join us on Thursday, April 5, 2018 as we celebrate your peers from Hearst, Forbes Media, This Old House, New Hope Network, The Player’s Tribune, and many more.
Steven Brill's Fight Against Fake News
Steven Brill, journalist, author and entrepreneur, will discuss his latest venture, NewsGuard Technologies. NewGuard's mission is to tackle fake news head on through a proprietary rating system that will allow readers and viewers to recognize legitimate news when they see it. It will also offer advertisers more peace of mind that they are investing in safe, quality environments.
Shawn Wickens (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Mr. Robot, Blue Bloods) is an award-winning comedian and co-founder of NYC's ironically-titled Bad Theater Fest and Bad Film Fest. His shows have been Critics' Picks by Pittsburgh City Paper, Rochester City News, and The Athens News. When not doing shows in New York City he has performed in New Orleans, Baltimore, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Boston, Hartford and more.