J. Max Robins, vice president and executive director of the Paley Center for Media, Karen Dunlap, president of The Poynter Institute, and Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and craigconnects, open the Paley Center's Journalism Ethics in the Digital Age conference.
Kelly McBride, a senior faculty member of The Poynter Institute, and Tom Rosenstiel, director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism at the Pew Research Center, discuss the changing landscape of media ethics in the age of the Internet.
Clay Shirky, a professor at New York University, Steve Myers, deputy managing editor of The Lens, Adam Hochberg, an instructor at the University of North Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and Craig Silverman, author of "Regret the Error," discuss whether or not the media can find the truth in the new era of digital media.
Eric Deggans, TV/media critic of the Tampa Bay Times, Ann Friedman, a freelance editor and writer, and Monica Guzman, a columnist for The Seattle Times, discuss whether or not America's communities can be truly reflected in the digital media space.
Stephen Buckley, the Dean of Faculty for The Poynter Institute, Gilad Lotan, vice president at SocialFlow, and Dan Gillmor, director of the Knight Center for Digital Entrepreneurship, discuss how Twitter and Facebook shape the news and democracy.
Andrew Heyward, former president of CBS News, Danah Boyd, senior researcher at Microsoft Research, Tom Huang, an editor at the Dallas Morning News, and Kenny Irby and Kelly McBride, senior faculty members at the Poynter Institute, discuss the evolution of storytelling in the media.
Paul Tash, chairman and CEO of Times Publishing Co., offers closing remarks for the Journalism Ethics in the Digital Age conference.
About this conference
The Paley Center for Media, in partnership with the Poynter Institute and craigconnects, will gather some of the most influential leaders and thinkers from the world of journalism on Tuesday, October 23, to discuss their ideas on the subject of Journalism Ethics in the Digital Age. Participants will propose a new set of guiding principles for journalists and other content creators concerned with democratic standards of truth in online journalism. The day-long symposium will give these journalism leaders an opportunity to test the ideas they are contributing to a new Poynter publication on digital journalism ethics.
Clay Shirky, writer, consultant and professor
Vivian Schiller, Chief Digital Officer, NBC News
Ann Friedman, writer and editor
Eric Deggans, Media Critic, Tampa Bay Times
Emily Bell, Director of the Tow Centre for Digital Journalism, Columbia University
Tom Huang, Sunday and Enterprise Editor, The Dallas Morning News
Monica Guzman, Columnist, The Seattle Times
Steve Myers, formerly of Poynter and now Deputy Managing Editor at The (New Orleans) Lens
Danah Boyd, professor and Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research
The forthcoming book will be co-edited by Kelly McBride, Poynter's Senior Ethics Faculty, and Tom Rosenstiel, founder and director of Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.
About The Paley Center for Media
The Paley Center for Media, with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.