University of Wisconsin–Madison

February 9-10, 2018.
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ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

INTERNATIONAL PRESS FREEDOM

It is no secret that governments around the world censor news, imprison editors, and shut down media—both literally and figuratively.

How does this censorship unfold? Why? And what can journalists do to thrive in seemingly adverse environments?

ETHICS IN REPRESENTATION

How do journalists represent sources whose ethnicities, races, nations, religions and genders are different from their own? How do these decisions affect audience interpretation? How can reporters do better?

SAFETY IN THE FIELD

Some storytelling has risks.

What precautions can journalists take on risky assignments? Are there necessary risks? And how do reporters make that decision?