Ivy Tech to present a seminar on The Democratization of Information in the Age of Terror

KOKOMO, Ind. — Ivy Tech Community College will be hosting a thought-provoking video seminar on the topic of The Democratization of Information in an Age of Terror in Kokomo on Tuesday, Feb. 8. The free seminar is part of Phi Theta Kappa’s three-part Honors Seminar Series entitled The Democratization of Information: Power, Peril and Promise being shown this month in Alumni Hall on the college’s main Kokomo campus.

The video seminar will feature Dina Temple-Raston, NPR’s counter-terrorism correspondent and award-winning author. She will discuss media responsibility in an age of instant access to news. A discussion led by Criminal Justice Program Chair Michael Holsapple will immediately follow the video presentation.

The final two video seminars will be Branding and the Customer-Controlled Market featuring Mike Dover and The Democratization of Information and Human Rights featuring Ayaan Hirsi Ali. They will be shown on Feb. 16 and 24, respectively.

All seminars will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Alumni Hall on Ivy Tech’s main Kokomo campus, 1815 E. Morgan St. For more information about Phi Theta Kappa’s Honors Seminar Series, visit www.ptk.org/honors/seminars/ or contact Ethan Heicher, Phi Theta Kappa advisor, at 800-459-0561, ext. 383, or eheicher@ivytech.edu.

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About Ivy Tech Kokomo Region

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region serves Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, and Tipton counties and includes campuses or instructional sites in the communities of Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, and Rochester. Ivy Tech serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. For more information, visit www.ivytech.edu.
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