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NPR correspondent David Folkenflik gives the keynote speech during the Poynter Ethics Conference at Kent State University on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.

Poynter’s ‘Fake or Fact?’ ethics workshop addresses fake news dilemma

Lauren Garczynski September 21, 2017

“Fake news forces news organizations back on their heels to defend themselves. … distracts from what’s actually happening,” said David Folkenflik, an NPR media correspondent and keynote speaker...

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas laughs during a Q&A session after his keynote speech at the Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop at Kent State last year.

Poynter Media Ethics Workshop to explore fake news

Lauren Garczynski September 14, 2017

Fake news, a topic heavily publicized during the 2016 presidential election, will serve as the theme of the 13th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 21 in Room 340 in Franklin Hall.From...

Poynter Media Ethics Workshop to focus on trauma

Alexis Wohler September 10, 2015

The 11th annual Poynter Media Workshop takes place Thursday, Sept. 17 in First Energy Auditorium of Franklin Hall, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Lunch will be provided for students registering ahead of time....

Maggie Wachtel is a sophomore Public Relations major and a columnist for the The Kent Stater. Contact her at mwachte2@kent.edu.

Opinion: The problem with click-bait

Maggie Wachtel September 24, 2014

Poynter and Kent State’s Media Law Center for Ethics and Access hosted its annual Media Ethics Workshop at Kent State last Thursday, with panels focusing on big data, analytics and how they affect news...

Students set to learn new advances in data journalism this September

Elizabeth Randolph August 27, 2014

The 10th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop will take place on Thursday, Sept. 18.This year’s workshop, “Data Minefields”, will explore the topic of data journalism and the ethics surrounding...

Annual Media Ethics Workshop planned for September

Jennie Barr July 3, 2014

The ethics of data mining will be discussed at the 10th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 18 in the FirstEnergy Auditorium in Franklin Hall. The conference will begin at 9 a.m.Jan...

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