Livestream: Truth, trust and journalism ethics in the 21st Century

November 12, 2013
Category: Archive

On Wednesday, The Poynter Institute presents a livestream of “Truth and Trust in the 21st Century,” a discussion about the evolving issues in journalism ethics.

Kelly McBride, Poynter senior faculty member and media ethicist, and Tom Rosenstiel, American Press Institute executive director, will lead the conversation examining the challenges journalists face in maintaining truth and building trust in the digital age.

The public is invited to register and attend the live event presented by Poynter and PBS’ MediaShift. The discussion runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ford Foundation headquarters in New York. A reception will follow.

Panelists joining the discussion include Clay Shirky from New York University; Monica Guzman of Seattle Times and GeekWire; Mark Glaser and Dorian Benkoil of MediaShift; Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist and craigconnects; Michael Oreskes and Thomas Kent of the Associated Press; Sewell Chan from The New York Times; Steven Waldman, adviser to the Federal Communications Commission chairman; Gilad Lotan of Betaworks; Jimmy Soni of The Huffington Post; Shani Hilton of BuzzFeed; Josh Stearns of Free Press; Stephen Ward of the University of Oregon; and Chris Martin of the Poynter Foundation.

Members of the audience and online viewers can join the conversation, which expands on issues raised in the new book “The New Ethics of Journalism: Principles for the 21st Century” edited by McBride and Rosenstiel and published by Poynter.

The event is sponsored by craigconnects, Ford Foundation, the School of Communication at American University and NewsCred.

Return here Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. to watch the event’s livestream.

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