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MediaLit In-Person Workshop: Misinformation Age

Akil Augustine

In this workshop, you’ll learn about:

  • Recognizing when technologies like deep fakes, AI-generated media and advanced visual effects are being used
  • How to prevent partaking in misinformation or disinformation
  • Lateral reading
  • Tools to help you recognize images and content manipulated by AI
  • Effective utilization of online fact-checking tools

About the host: Akil Augustine, a Seneca College graduate, started his career at SportsNet covering the Blue Jays and NBA. Joining MLSE in 2006, he launched the Raptors on social media, later becoming a host on NBA TV Canada. Akil’s career highlights include ESPN’s NBA G League coverage and reporting the 2019 NBA Champion Toronto Raptors Parade. Today, he’s a digital host/producer for MLSE, focusing on the Toronto Raptors and NBA TV Canada.

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Date & Time

March 12, 2024

10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

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Venue

STC Events
Suite 4 - Boardroon, 90 Burnhamthorpe Road
Mississauga, ON
L5B 3C2 Canada
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