Co-Sponsored by Free Spirit Media and NATAS Chicago/Midwest Chapter
In this age of “Fake News” versus “Real News”, the importance of newsroom ethics shouldn’t be understated. To earn the public’s trust, journalists must strive to be accurate, objective, fair and ethical.
On Saturday, Nov. 18, join some of the region’s best-known journalists as they engage in a panel discussion on newsroom ethics today.
The panel discussion will touch on topics like conflicts of interest; using anonymous sources; your rights in filming news events in public and private settings; consent for on-camera interviews; and fair use practices with regards to licensed material featured in news stories.
They will also touch on how to identify legitimate journalism in this age of “Fake News”
Journalists attending include:
Carol Marin – DePaul University co-director for Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence
Don Moseley -- DePaul University co-director for Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence
Margaret Holt - Chicago Tribune ombudsman
Marsha Bartel - WGN-TV investigative producer
Maggie Bowman -- Kartemquin Films producer
Resita Cox -City Bureau reporter
If you can't make it to the panel, you will also be able to watch a live stream on our Facebook page.