Online publishing is no longer simply the open democratic space we were promised in the early days of the Internet. The media environment certainly allows for certain new forms of free expression, and has created opportunities for stories and voices that may not have found an audience in more traditional publishing. At the same time, the newly diverse generation of writers on the Internet often meet with brazenly virulent racist and sexist responses.
On Wednesday, November 11, a panel of both academic and non-academic commentators on and practitioners of new media publishing will speak both about the contemporary situation of web publishing as well as their professional trajectories within the new media environment.
Panelist Profiles: Miriam Elder and Beth Morrissey
On September 17th, Buzzfeed’s Miriam Elder and VICE on HBO’s Beth Morrissey joined us for a Tow Tea on international reporting. In this post, the panelists share a bit about their own backgrounds and their current roles.
Panel: Gender-Based Issues in Reporting
An uneasy but appreciative silence fell over the students and faculty of Columbia Journalism School on Tuesday, October 6th, at the start of a panel entitled “Navigating Gender-Based Issues in Reporting, Online and Off.” The event featured a group of academics and journalists speaking about their experiences with gender-based harassment over the course of their jobs.
A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Clemson, Columbia Journalism School and the University of Washington seek diverse, well-qualified candidates interested in investigating human-centered aspects of computer security and privacy in journalism.