2010 Session 4
SESSION IV 2:10 – 3:15 pm
Whatever Happened to Verification in Journalism?
Is verification prior to publication still possible in a media world that exchanges information globally at almost the speed of light? Are online speed and journalism verification incompatible in journalism? What should journalism ethics say about this problem?
Peter Fox, executive director, Wisconsin Newspaper Association
Scott Cohn, senior producer, CNBC
Kristin Czubkowski, blogger, Laptop City Hall, and government reporter, The Capital Times
Sue Robinson, assistant professor, UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Phil Rosenthal, media columnist, Chicago Tribune
John Smalley, editor, Wisconsin State Journal