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Barbara McQuade presents ATTACK FROM WITHIN at Tucson Festival of Books

March09 at UA Mall in Tucson, AZ

March 9, 2024, 10-3:30pm PT

Tucson Festival of Books
UA Mall
Tucson, AZ, 85719

10:00 am - 11:00 am, “Dangerous Information”

Panelists: Kashmir Hill, Jeff Horwitz, Barbara McQuade
Moderator: Frank Figliuzzi
Location: Student Union Gallagher Theater

Information is at our fingertips, but so is disinformation, the damaging and intentional spreading of lies. Barbara McQuade explains the consequences while Jeff Horwitz reveals how Facebook failed to curb the spread of those lies as they became mainstream rhetoric. Then along comes Artificial Intelligence: AI is everywhere, including its somewhat frightening use for facial recognition technology that robs us of our privacy, as Kashmir Hill found.

Following the presentation, visit the UA BookStore Tent on Mall to get your book signed.

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Barbara McQuade presents Attack From Within: How Disinformation Is Sabotaging America

Location: The Censored Press, Booth #175 

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, First Amendment Protections, Abuses

Panelists: Martin Baron, Robert Jones, Barbara McQuade
Moderator: Stephen Golden
Location: Student Union Gallagher Theater

The First Amendment protects the freedom of speech, religion and the press. As a nation, we are now examining the extent of those rights. How much should we be able to say about individuals or events without common-sense restrictions? What happens when our leaders declare America a Christian nation? Are newspapers and other media too free or are the guaranteed freedoms in jeopardy? Three authors discuss these significant issues of our times.

Following the presentation, visit the UA BookStore Tent on Mall to get your book signed.


March09, 10.00am

UA Mall
Tucson, AZ United States