Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop

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Thursday, 19 September, 2019 - 9:00 am to Thursday, 19 September, 2019 - 4:30 pm

Franklin Hall
FirstEnergy Auditorium Room 340

The 15th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop will address media ethics issues and covering activism at a day-long program on Thursday, Sept. 19 at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University. The Workshop – titled “Act. Action. Activism?” – will feature a keynote address by the print and broadcast journalism teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Kelly McBride, the Poynter Institute’s senior vice president and chair of its new Craig Newmark Center for Ethics and Leadership, will moderate and facilitate major parts of the Ethics Workshop. The Media Ethics Workshop will also feature two sessions on media coverage and activism related to the events at Kent State on May 4, 1970.