50Dec 7, 2006
Issues in Journalism
A panel moderated by Norman Pearlstine talked about the future of the news industry. Among the topics they addressed were public perceptions of various forms of media, the state of the news ...
49Oct 25, 2006
Sexual Orientation and Midterm Elections
Participants talked about gay and lesbian issues in the 2006 midterm elections and the potential impact of election results on future campaigns, including the 2008 national elections. Topics ...
84Dec 9, 2005
Journalism, Sources and Secrecy
At a conference titled “National Security Archives: Celebrating 20 Years of Keeping Government Honest,” journalists participated in panel discussion on confidential sources. They ...
57Mar 23, 2005
Corporate Trust Study
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences released its new report titled “Restoring Trust in American Business.” The report examined the recent corporate scandals and includes steps for ...
57Mar 17, 2005
Anonymous Sourcing and Government Secrecy
Journalists talked about the state of news reporting and professional standards in journalism. They focused on granting anonymity to sources, media leaks by politicians and others, the exercise ...
14Mar 2, 2005
Federal prosecutors and journalists discussed the issue of reporters' privilege and the ability of journalists to protect confidential sources. Matt Cooper detailed the case against him to ...
33Sep 28, 2004
Media Ownership Issues
Witnesses testified about media ownership rules and a recent federal court decision leaving some local decisions to the Federal Communication Commission. They also talked about levels of media ...
47Dec 6, 2003
Ethics in Journalism
Mr. Ogletree moderated a roundtable discussion of ethical issues facing journalists. Among the topics they addressed were the military program to embed journalists in Iraq, how reporting ...
44Apr 24, 2003
Security and Privacy in the U.S.
The Administrative Law Section held “The Great Debate of 2003: Security v. Privacy in the Post-September 11 Era.” The question was, “Resolved: On Balance, the United States ...
20Feb 11, 2002
Public Affairs Reporting
Journalists and academics talked about various ways reporting had changed since terrorist attacks on the U.S., their experiences as journalists, and offered advice on training new ...
20Nov 12, 2001
Newspaper Headlines and Bottom Lines
Participants talked about the ability of American newspapers to cover the war against terrorism. Among the issues they addressed were the costs of operating foreign bureaus, corporate profits, ...