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    Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting | Hurley Symposium 2017
    8:30 am – 1:00 pm | March 9, 2017
    National Press Club, Washington D.C.

    What’s fact and what’s fake were questions that dominated the 2016 election campaign. What new challenges face journalists as they seek to cover the White House and Congress accurately and fairly?
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    Trauma Journalism: Training for Educators
    October 15, 2015 | October 17, 2015

    This two-day conference will teach journalism educators about the impact of trauma on individuals and communities.
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    Writers & Editors: The most dynamic relationship in journalism
    12:00 am – 12:00 pm | March 16, 2015

    The bond between editors and writers is one of the most crucial in journalism—a strong collaboration can transform even a routine story into a masterpiece.
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    Nous sommes tous Charlie: A symposium on the issues of free speech
    12:00 am – 12:00 pm | February 3, 2015

    Millions of people have participated in unity marches in support of free speech since the killings at Charlie Hebdo, a satirical French magazine. Free speech is fundamental to a democracy. The citizens depend on journalists to report and comment, but did the cartoonists go too far? Should there be any limits on free speech?
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    ‘Cover Your Gap’ will help newsrooms cover economic inequality in their communities
    12:00 am – 12:00 pm | December 9, 2014

    Four hundred people in America have more wealth than half the population. The middle class is shrinking, affecting all American families no matter their socioeconomic level. Join us for a symposium to discuss how journalists can better cover this topic.
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    digiSTORY 2014: Power to the people with stories to tell
    12:00 am – 12:00 pm | October 22, 2014

    Digital storytelling is transforming how we hear, see and share personal, professional and community stories. At digiSTORY2014: The Power of Digital Storytelling Conference, leaders in social media, technology trends, entertainment and media production will speak about their experiences and help equip you as a digital storyteller.
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    Down-home Democracy
    January 30, 2014 | February 01, 2014

    Journalists from community newspapers around Missouri and surrounding states attended Down-home Democracy: Empowering Citizens With Outstanding Coverage of Local Elections, a workshop designed to encourage journalists to embrace elections as critically important news events and to give them the practical tools and strategies they need to cover campaigns thoroughly and constructively.