Laxmi Parthasarathy – Media Innovation in Social Entrepreneurship

Fake News, distrust in journalism, and misinformation are some of the trending topics of 2017. What do they mean? Why is the current state of media at an inflexion point? What are the consequences of today’s contemporary media challenges? And how are social entrepreneurs solving them?

Laxmi Parthasarathy, Director of Global Media Partnerships at Ashoka, will discuss her research on the intersection of social entrepreneurship and media innovation in building more informed and civically engaged communities.  Laxmi’s talk is sponsored by the Center for Social Impact’s Social Innovation Series and Net Impact@Ross Undergraduate Club.

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017