Ethics

ONA18

Existential Disruption 2.0: Enemies of the People

  • Heather Chaplin

In the fallout of generational change wrought by the digital revolution, public understanding of journalism’s purpose is shifting. A second existential threat, filling the void...

ONA18

Trust, Media and Democracy

  • 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...

ONA17

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...

ONA17

Producing Editorial Events Ethically

  • Tanya Erlach
  • Agnes Varnum

News organizations across the country are getting into the events business. There is big revenue potential, but how do you bring together the business and editorial interests to...

ONA17

When Satire Is the Most Effective Political Coverage

  • Francesca Fiorentini
  • Matt Negrin
  • Melinda Taub

In a truly unprecedented political climate, both journalists and audiences can feel fatigued from day-to-day news coverage. Satirical news shows like The Daily Show and Full...

ONA16

What We Really Mean When We Talk About Empathy and Analytics

  • Shannon McGregor
  • Scott Smallwood

The conversation around analytics has evolved way beyond simple click metrics; you could say it’s gotten meta. Experts from the Engaging News Project and the Chronicle of Higher...

ONA16

Journalistic Standards in a Virtual World

  • Ben Kreimer
  • Kelly McBride
  • Andrew Metz
  • Moderated by Sarah Hill

As VR expands into newsrooms, it’s time, as former AP Standards Editor Tom Kent put it in a recent Medium post, for an ethical reality check: “How real is virtual reality...

ONA16

Bringing Ethical and Social Newsgathering to Your Newsroom

  • Mandy Jenkins
  • Eric Carvin
  • Fergus Bell

How do you maintain high content-verification standards with limited resources? How should your newsroom be clearing rights and crediting sources? What are the dos and don’ts of...

London16

When News Breaks Bad: UGC in the Newsroom

  • Fergus Bell
  • Mandy Jenkins

User-generated content is an increasingly valuable resource for journalists but also a potential source of well-intentioned missteps. In 2015 alone, terrorism, natural disasters...