Politics and Law
Election 2020: Combating Misinformation, Disinformation and Deepfakes
- An Xiao Mina
- Matthew Wright
- Claire Wardle
Moderated by Matt Thompson
Each election cycle sees new tactics and technology used to misinform the public in the digital space. Join this high-level discussion on the dangers of disinformation and...
Get Credit for the Ethics and Fairness Behind Your Election Coverage
- Lynn Walsh
Journalists have ethics? No way? As a journalist, you know how hard you work to be fair and ethical, but do your users? Probably not. Get tips on how you can discuss your ethics...
How Publishers Are Using CrowdTangle To Cover Elections
- Samantha Benent
- Chris Miles
- Jareen Imam
- Brooke Seipel
Learn how national and local news organizations are covering the U.S. elections on Facebook and Instagram, and hear from NBC News and The Hill on how they use CrowdTangle in their...
How to Use Google Trends to Tell Election Stories
- Simon Rogers
Learn how to use Google Trends data to understand: what people search for in local markets; tools and tips for accessing real time Trends data; do’s and don’ts; how to...
2020 Campaign Coverage: Beyond the Horse Race
- Naomi Schalit
- Denise-Marie Ordway
- John Adams
Moderated by Joel Abrams
Offering tips, techniques and models to better inform citizens about what they need to know, this deeply-reported session on political journalism will provide insights into how...
Charting U.S. Elections 2020 in Real Time
This event is presented by Reuters Across countries, almost two-thirds feel the media are good at keeping people up to date (62%), but are far less good at helping them understand...
Decision 2020: The Immersive Election
- Laura Hertzfeld
- Ray Soto
- Mia Tramz
This event is presented by Yahoo! News With major advances in VR and AR technology and distribution over the past four years, the 2020 election is gearing up to be the first...
Election 2020: Using Data to Report on Votes and Voters
- Hannah Fingerhut
- Emily Swanson
Election 2020 is the meta-story of the moment, and the best political storytelling on November 3, 2020 (and in the days and weeks that follow!) will depend on data. Join...
Fireside Chat with Maria Ressa
- Maria Ressa
Moderated by Anita Zielina
Recent global shifts toward nationalism have led to a deterioration of press freedom worldwide. Journalist Maria Ressa has been on the front lines of this battle. Her...