In the second episode of Under The Sun, Marc Lacey ’87 joined columnist Gabriel Levin ‘26 remotely from his office in The New York Times headquarters to reflect on the lessons he has learned throughout his legendary career in media.
Facebook announced this summer they would invest $7.5 million in new research partnerships with academics from three universities: Cornell University, University of California at Berkeley and University of Maryland.
I don’t think I really understood the insidiousness of “fake news” until I read and believed a piece of it myself. Last weekend, I was in Montreal with other Cornell students for a conference when Trump’s executive order on immigration was signed and confusion turned into logistical panic. The people running the conference went from committee to committee and addressed the ban, explained that some people might have difficulty getting back into the United States and offered their support if anyone found themselves stuck at the border. It wasn’t dramatic or political, it was to-the-point. And still, for obvious reasons, people were freaked out.