Oct. 16-18 at Stanford University and the Sheraton Palo Alto

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Sunday, October 18 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
New media, new ethics

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Much of the foundation that legacy newspapers long have believed are pillars of journalism ethics are, in fact, eroding or gone. Tips and scandals for anonymous hackers, highly personal selfie and elevator photos, Twitter mob mentality at crime scenes and more, are changing the equation of what gets published, broadcast and accepted by media outlets and the public. Where is this headed? Is there an ethical foundation for journalism today? Or, are we simply rushing to anything goes? How are editors dealing with instant, unsubstantiated, highly volatile and popular content?

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Peter Canellos

Executive editor, POLITICO
Peter S. Canellos became executive editor of POLITICO in November 2014 after a 25-year career at The Boston Globe, including stints as deputy managing editor for local coverage and Washington bureau chief. He was the Globe's editorial page editor from 2009 to 2014. At POLITICO, he... Read More →

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Kristen Go

Managing editor, San Francisco Chronicle
Kristen Go is the managing editor/Digital at the San Francisco Chronicle. She oversees the Chronicle’s digital training efforts, projects and SFChronicle.com. She joined the Chronicle in 2008 and prior to that, she worked at The Arizona Republic as a reporter and editor and was... Read More →
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Mat Honan

San Francisco bureau chief, BuzzFeed News
Mat Honan is BuzzFeed's San Francisco bureau chief. A 2015 Mirror Award nominee, his story about having his iCloud account hacked spurred Amazon, Apple and others to change their security practices and was included in Best Business Writing 2013. In 2009, his WIRED cover story as a... Read More →
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Kevin Merida

Managing editor, The Washington Post
As managing editor of The Washington Post, Kevin Merida oversees all news and features coverage. He has been a reporter and editor for 36 years, which include stints at The Dallas Morning News and The Milwaukee Journal. He has reported on or supervised the coverage of seven presidential... Read More →
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Rhonda R. Shearer

Founder, iMediaEthics
Rhonda Roland Shearer is an investigative reporter, editor-in-chief and publisher of iMediaEthics, an award-winning, non-partisan media ethics news site, published by Art Science Research Laboratory, a not-for-profit founded by Shearer and her late husband, Harvard professor... Read More →

Sunday October 18, 2015 1:45pm - 2:45pm PDT
Room: Berg C (2nd floor) Li Ka Shing Center