What’s fact and what’s fake were questions that dominated the 2016 election campaign. Now that Donald J. Trump has been sworn in as the 45th U.S. president, what new challenges face journalists as they seek to cover the White House and Congress accurately and fairly?

Learn from White House correspondents, Washington bureau chiefs, fact-checking experts, media critics and former White House officials about their strategies for covering the new administration. Also, get the results of a new public opinion survey on how the public perceives and reacts to “fake news.”

Thursday, March 9, 2017
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration and Program
12:30-2 p.m. Luncheon with Keynote by Major Garrett, chief White House correspondent, CBS News 
 
Speakers:

  • Elisabeth Bumiller, Washington bureau chief, The New York Times
  • Barbara Cochran, Curtis B. Hurley Chair, Missouri School of Journalism
  • Sam Feist, Washington bureau chief, CNN
  • Major Garrett, chief White House correspondent, CBS News
  • Louis Jacobson, senior correspondent, PolitiFact
  • Michelle Ye Hee Lee, reporter, Washington Post Fact Checker 
  • Alexios Mantzarlis, director, International Fact-Checking Network
  • Jeff Mason, White House correspondent, Reuters, and president, White House Correspondents Association
  • Mike McCurry, former press secretary, Clinton White House
  • John Roberts, chief White House correspondent, Fox News Channel
  • Lori Robertson, managing editor, FactCheck.org
  • Tom Rosenstiel, executive editor, American Press Institute
  • April Ryan, White House correspondent, American Urban Radio Networks
  • Aaron Sharockman, executive editor, PolitiFact
  • Mizell Stewart III, vice president of news operations, USA Today Network, and president, American Society of News Editors
  • Margaret Sullivan, media columnist, The Washington Post

Sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism, the Reynolds Journalism Institute and the National Press Club Journalism Institute
 
 



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