UW to focus on ‘crisis in local news’

On April 24, 2020, the Center for Journalism Ethics will host its 12th annual journalism ethics conference at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery in Madison, Wisconsin. Titled “Journalism Ethics & the Crisis in Local News” the conference will be free and open to the public. 

This conference will bring together news media professionals, non-profit news leaders, media innovators, academics, students and the public to address the current crisis in local journalism with special attention to media ethics.

Panelists will take on topics such as funding models, transparency, disinformation, digital media, truth and trust. And participants will leave with a better understanding of the factors driving the current crisis, as well as concrete ideas for strengthening and protecting local journalism.

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