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Jon Sawyer Speaking at UW-Madison Conference on Ethical Journalism 5/1


Message from Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison Stephen J.A. Ward:

As center director, I invite you to join leading journalists, scholars, and media experts to explore the future of ethical journalism in the public interest.

Is ethics possible in a time of economic cutbacks and uncertainty? What ethical norms should guide journalism amid a media revolution?

Thursday, April 30: Evening reception

Friday, May 1: Full day conference 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.

Download full program for 5/1 conference (PDF)

Speakers will include:

- Clark Hoyt, public editor, New York Times

- Jon Sawyer, executive director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

- Peter Kafka, senior editor, AllThingsDigital

- Owen Ullman, deputy managing editor/news, USA Today

- Lee Wilkins, Curators' Teaching Professor, Missouri School of Journalism

Sessions will discuss new economic models for good journalism the future of investigative journalism, public editors and media accountability, professional and citizen journalists, and the ethics of new media.

Registration is free but required. Email your name and contact information to [email protected]

See a complete video of Jon Sawyer's panel on "Surviving the Media Carnage: Pathways to Good Journalism".