According to the U.S. State Department, Jan Leach, an associate professor in the Kent State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication, is one of the first journalists to address the topic of Gender-based Violence (GBV) Reporting in India. Professor Leach was invited at the request of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi to discuss GBV reporting with professional journalists, journalism students, social activists, the legal community and law enforcement officials.
NPR’s David Folkenflik will headline the 13th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop on Sept. 21, 2017. Hosted by the Poynter Institute and the Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Media Law Center for Ethics and Access, this year’s workshop will explore the concept and ethics of “fake news.”
“Fake news” has become a popular catchphrase since the 2016 presidential election. Once used to describe deliberate misinformation and hoaxes, it has since become a blanket term to discredit all kinds of stories.
Join us on March 7, 2017
Media at the Movies: Join the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Media Law Center for Ethics and Access for a showing of "Spotlight," followed by a discussion of media ethics.
Kent State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication hosted the 11th annual Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 17 in Franklin Hall. Visit the workshop website to watch archives of any of the sessions.