Grunin Center Presents A Conversation with Davey Alba On March 2nd The Penguin Rocks - music news, features, and recorded radio shows 


The Penguin Rocks menu
The Penguin Rocks home
The Penguin Rocks search button

Search website



Grunin Center Presents A Conversation with Davey Alba On March 2nd

Grunin Center Presents A Conversation with Davey Alba On March 2nd

(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- Davey Alba, a technology reporter covering disinformation for the New York Times, will speak at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts on Wednesday, March 2 at 11:00am, part of the OCC Foundation's Blauvelt Speaker Series.

For the past decade, Alba has been covering some of the most compelling topics in tech, including artificial intelligence, conspiracy theories, and the impact of technology on civil rights. She has recently written about misinformation in the U.S. Presidential and midterm elections and viral falsehoods about QAnon, anti-vaxxers and the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Before joining the New York Times, Alba was a senior reporter at BuzzFeed News and has written for various publications, including WIRED, Gizmodo and IEEE Spectrum. In 2019, she won the Livingston Award for excellence in international reporting for her feature, How Duterte Used Facebook to Fuel the Philippine Drug War. The story also won a Mirror Award for best story on journalism in peril.  Alba moved to the United States in 2010 after attending De La Salle University in Manila, and has a master's degree in science journalism from Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn. 

Tickets to the Main Stage event are $15. To purchase tickets, visit or call the Grunin Center Box Office at 732-255-0500. Access to the livestream is free; advance registration is required.  

The Blauvelt Speaker Series is funded in part by the generosity of the late Bradford Thomas & Eleanor G. Blauvelt and The Wintrode Family Foundation. This year’s 2021-2022 additional sponsors include Arlene and Frank Dupignac, Jr.; Helen M. Earles, Ph.D.; Judi and Stephan Leone; New Jersey Natural Gas; and Novins, York, Jacobus and Dooley.  

originally published: 12/27/2021



The Penguin Rocks © 2023 by Wine Time Media, LLC | PO Box 140, Spring Lake, NJ 07762 |

Images used on this site have been sent to us from publicists, artists, and PR firms.
If there is a problem with the rights to any image, please contact us and we will look into the matter.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter