Fake News, Flat Planets and Hot Winters: Museums, Climate Change and Public Discourse

Embedded in a political landscape that is increasingly fueled by “fake news” and distorted facts, museums are being challenged to ditch “neutral” positions on polarizing topics and embrace advocacy positions. This panel at the 2019 American Alliance of Museums convention explores the emerging interface between public discourse and the changing roles of museums through the topic of climate change.¬†

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