Fake or Fact?
The Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop is a one-day training program for professionals, educators and students that examines critical issues and perspectives in media ethics. Moderated by distinguished faculty from The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., the Media Ethics Workshop provides a unique forum for professionals and students alike to confront and discuss significant issues crucial to understanding journalism and media ethics and their effects. Previous Workshops have addressed online ethics, sports media ethics, political media ethics, the ethics of data mining and the ethics of covering trauma. Established in 2004, the Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop continues its mission to strengthen media credibility and bolster audience faith in media integrity.
This year, the workshop will explore the concept of fake news. Panel and session topics may include: – What fake news means for journalism’s future and credibility – Elections and fake news – Implications for public relations professionals.
Jan Leach, Director of the Media Law Center for Ethics and Access, Associate Professor at Kent State / jl[email protected] / 330-672-4289
Christina Russ, Outreach and Marketing Coordinator, Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication / [email protected] / 330-672-2571
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