Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting | Hurley Symposium 2017What’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?
8:30 am – 1:00 pm | March 9, 2017
National Press Club, Washington D.C.
Trauma Journalism: Training for EducatorsThis two-day conference will teach journalism educators about the impact of trauma on individuals and communities.
October 15, 2015 | October 17, 2015
Writers & Editors: The most dynamic relationship in journalismThe 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.
12:00 am – 12:00 pm | March 16, 2015
Nous sommes tous Charlie: A symposium on the issues of free speechMillions 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?
12:00 am – 12:00 pm | February 3, 2015
‘Cover Your Gap’ will help newsrooms cover economic inequality in their communitiesFour 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.
12:00 am – 12:00 pm | December 9, 2014
digiSTORY 2014: Power to the people with stories to tellDigital 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.
12:00 am – 12:00 pm | October 22, 2014
Down-home DemocracyJournalists 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.
January 30, 2014 | February 01, 2014