As part of Flagler College's Forum on Government and Public Policy, the Pew Research Center's Lee Rainie will give a talk on internet trends and how they are shaping America. Free Event

Flagler Forum: Tech, Tribes and Trust: The Megatrends Shaping American Life

Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 | 7 p.m. at Lewis Auditorium

As part of Flagler College's Forum on Government and Public Policy, the Pew Research Center's Lee Rainie will give a talk on internet trends and how they are shaping America.

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  • As part of Flagler College's Forum on Government and Public Policy, Lee Rainie will present the lecture, Tech, Tribes and Trust: The Megatrends Shaping American Life at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 at Lewis Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

    As Director of Internet and Technology Research for the Pew Research Center, Raine has provided leadership over more than 650 reports based on its surveys that examine people’s online activities and the internet’s role in their lives. The American Sociological Association gave Rainie its award for “excellence in the reporting on social issues” in 2014 and described his work as the “most authoritative source of reliable data on the use and impact of the internet and mobile connectivity."

    Rainie is a co-author of Networked: The new social operating system and five books about the future of the internet that are drawn from the center’s research. He gives several dozen speeches a year to government officials, media leaders, scholars and students, technology executives, librarians and nonprofit groups about the changing media ecosystem.

    Before launching Pew Research Center’s technology research, Rainie was managing editor of U.S. News & World Report.

    Flagler College’s Forum on Government and Public Policy brings nationally recognized journalists, commentators and speakers to St. Augustine to discuss issues at hand in regional, state and federal government. This forum has promoted intellectual talk about government and public policy for over 30 years at Flagler College. Call (904) 826-8582 or click here for more information.

    Admission: Free

    When: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022

    Where: The Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College at 14 Granada St, St Augustine, FL 32084.

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