Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop

Data breaches that compromise accounts and invade privacy occur almost daily. Universities are in a unique position to educate their students, faculty and staff about the importance of securing their own data and online identities. On Sept. 15-18, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University will host Big Data and...

Media Law Center for Ethics & Access

Data Minefields? Big data. Big search. Big opportunities. Big complications. And big implications for the First Amendment, privacy, information security and the media. This year's Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop will go beyond the headlines to explore this issue from multiple perspectives. What is it? The Media Ethics Workshop is a one-day...

Blistering sound bites, attack ads and pack journalism are all parts of “dirty politics.” The focus of this year’s Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop will reflect upon the significance of fact-checking, polling and anti-gender bias in political reporting at the eighth annual event at Kent State University’s Franklin Hall on Thursday,...

Media Law Center for Ethics & Access

Connie Schultz is a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate, and a regular essayist for Parade Magazine. She won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for columns that judges praised for providing “a voice for the underdog and the underprivileged." Also in 2005, Schultz won the Scripps Howard National Journalism Award for...

Media Law Center for Ethics & Access

The 8th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop will be Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 in JMC's state-of-the-art First Energy Auditorium in Franklin Hall. Theme for this year is political media ethics. Plan to join Poynter faculty, media professionals and others for this daylong training opportunity. See last year's sports media ethics Workshop...

Media Law Center for Ethics & Access

Foul Play? The Seventh Annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop Tattoos, jerseys, scandal and secrets mean more in today’s headlines than ever before and at the Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop, top sports journalists and ethics professionals will discuss all of the “Foul Play” happening in athletics at the collegiate and...