Week Eight :: Aug. 12–19

Media and the News: Ethics in the Digital Age

The creative disruption of traditional media is bringing about a crisis in local journalism and changing the role of journalists in a changing America. In this age of information overload, who and what do we trust and how do we become smarter news consumers?

  • How is data journalism bridging tradition and innovation to provide a deeper understanding of our world?
  • Do emerging business models aimed at “saving” news organizations threaten journalistic independence?
  • In the age of podcasting, where do we draw the line between information and entertainment? What are the challenges of a reporter becoming part of the story?


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10:45 a.m. Lectures

Morning Lectures


  • Monday, August 14, 2017 | 10:45am

    Jay Rosen

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    Journalism professor, New York University; author, PressThink.org

    Jay Rosen has served on the faculty of New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute since 1986; currently an associate professor, he served as chair of the department from 1999 to 2005.

    Location: Amphitheater


  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | 10:45am

    Kathleen Hall Jamieson

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    Co-founder, FactCheck.org

    Kathleen Hall Jamieson is the Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication and Walter and Leonore Annenberg Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Location: Amphitheater


  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | 10:45am

    Arzu Geybullayeva

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    Azerbaijani columnist, journalist

    Arzu Geybullayeva is an Azerbaijani columnist and journalist, with special focus in human rights and press freedom in Azerbaijan.

    Location: Amphitheater


  • Friday, August 18, 2017 | 10:45am

    Marty Baron in conversation with Eric Newton

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    Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post, will be interviewed by Eric Newtoninnovation chief of Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications, ASU.

    Location: Amphitheater