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Trust, Truth and Questions for the Media

  • Moderated by Brian Stelter

It’s been a strange year in politics, to say the least. From a surprising Presidential election cycle to a sense of rising public mistrust in journalism to weekly policy and personnel changes in the White House, it’s been a difficult time for newsrooms. We’ve brought together a broad group of journalists to unpack covering an arguably unprecedented political moment, as well as look at where coverage is headed in the next...

Fireside Chat with Medium CEO Ev Williams

  • Ev Williams
  • Moderated by Manoush Zomorodi

When Medium arrived on the web, it offered a number of intriguing features: a publishing platform that existed somewhere between a tweet...

Do We Need a Bechdel Test for News? How Inclusiveness and Credibility Can Expand Coverage

  • Vanessa K De Luca
  • Lisa Stone
  • Jose Antonio Vargas
  • Moderated by Alisa Miller

Around the world, news features women only 24 percent of the time, a data point indicative of journalism’s larger problem with...

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Government Propaganda and Media Manipulation

  • Jessikka Aro
  • Ruslan Deynychenko
  • Steven Luckert
  • Moderated by Saleem Khan

This critical discussion will focus on how governments have manipulated public perception and the media, past and present. We'll help provide context to ongoing political...

Building Trust in Online Communities

  • Kim Bode
  • Rubina Fillion
  • Adam Smith

How can old and new media organizations build on their strengths to engender trust in the age of endless online soapboxing, media pluralism and fake news? What can they learn from ...

Sharing Data and Insights for More Engaging Local Journalism

  • Leonard Fishman
  • Meghan Hoyer
  • Troy Thibodeaux

Data journalism is becoming more important to the way organizations cover the news. The right data set can lead to stories we couldn’t tell otherwise and help us tell familiar...

Conference Keynotes

The Trust Architects: Building Deeper Engagement

  • Mark Little

An entire community of journalists, technologists, activists, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and other innovators have been tackling the issues of trust in news for months...

Managing for Innovation and Culture Change in News

  • S. Mitra Kalita
  • Anne-Marie Tomchak

Join us for a vibrant kick-off to our day of discussing best practices and innovation in newsrooms. We’ll discuss newsroom structure, product iteration and innovation and how to...

Trust, Truth and Questions for the Media

  • Moderated by Brian Stelter

It’s been a strange year in politics, to say the least. From a surprising Presidential election cycle to a sense of rising public mistrust in journalism to weekly policy and...

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Trust, Media and Democracy [Sponsored]

  • Raney Aronson-Rath
  • Mizell Stewart III
  • John Thornton
  • Brandon Busteed
  • Moderated by Jennifer Preston

Join commission members Raney Aronson-Rath, Frontline, Mizell Stewart III, Gannett and John Thornton, founder, Texas Tribune, along with Brandon Busteed from Gallup to discuss how...

Membership Has Its Benefits

Membership models are as diverse as the organizations that use them, with plenty of experimentation in recent years. We’ll gather journalists leading for-profit, non-profit and...

Lessons from Black Twitter: Inclusive Reporting in Diverse Communities

  • Meredith Clark
  • Paul Cheung
  • Nisha Chittal
  • Anusha Alikhan

A Knight Foundation analysis of interactions between Twitter’s black, feminist and Asian-American subcultures — and the news media that cover them — shows well-placed...

Real News Job Market: Who, What, When, Where

  • Yustina Saleh
  • Annalyn Kurtz
  • Stuart Muller
  • Moderated by Jeff Jarvis

Conventional wisdom and Bureau of Labor Statistics data agree: journalism employment has struggled for a decade. A new analysis of 40 million online listings from Tow-Knight and...

[MIDWAY] Take a Deep Dive into Video Programming: Building Credibility, Understanding AI, + Exploring New Tools

  • Rohan Castelino
  • Tessa Sproule
  • Will Jamieson
  • Michael Shabun
  • Moderated by Imaeyen Ibanga

Video is the dominant media form for the next generation of information audiences. Getting credible video in front of the right audience when they need it is the preeminent...

[MIDWAY] ICFJ Presents: Steal My Tool

  • Moderated by Oren Levine

Looking to “steal” someone else’s digital journalism tool? After a packed room at ONA17, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is bringing “Steal My Tool” back...

[MIDWAY] Deep Dive into Data: Find It, Verify It, Visualize It

  • Moderated by Darla Cameron

There is so much data out there — but how do you find the good stuff? How do you know what types are quality vs. should be avoided? And once you have that data, what are...

[MIDWAY] Deep Dive into Audience Engagement: New Tools, Personalization, Audio, and More

  • Moderated by Penny Riordan

There are so many types of tech tools and strategies out there that can help publishers and content creators build a greater and more loyal audience. You can choose to develop...

[MIDWAY] Remixing Content: Refining Your Workflow to Make Your Work Flow

  • Alex Hicks
  • Nasr Ul Hadi
  • Ryan Sholin
  • Eric Carvin
  • Moderated by Angela Pacienza

This panel will discuss ways to make workflows meet your newsroom’s distribution needs without bloating them. We are industry experts who work to simplify and iterate on process ...

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Doug Mitchell

Project Founder / Director , Next Generation Radio, NPR

Heather Bryant

Director, Facet

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Digital Journalism Professor, USC Annenberg / JOVRNALISM

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