Download Shadid’s riveting lecture, “The Truths We Tell: Reporting on Faith, War and the Fate of Iraq,” the inaugural issue in CJE’s new publication series. Continue reading
As chief of strategy for Al Jazeera in the Americas, Tony Burman holds a unique perspective on partisanship in American media. He delivered a riveting keynote speech at CJE’s 2011 conference, taking broadcast media to task for being an echo chamber for conflict and division. Continue reading
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has selected Stephen Ward, director for the Center for Journalism Ethics and a distinguished professor in the School of Journalism & Mass Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as the 2011 recipient of the Ken and Linda Ciriacks Alumni Outreach Excellence Award. Continue reading
The Center honored newsman Dan Flannery, executive editor of the Post Crescent in Appleton, Wis., with the Wisconsin Commitment to Journalism Ethics Award on Friday, April 15. Continue reading
CJE Director Stephen Ward begins regular contributions to Mediashift with “5 Principles for Teaching Journalism Ethics . . .” Continue reading
Prof. Stephen Ward led a lively discussion on the democratic value of partisan media among UW alumni in Orlando on Feb. 9.
Orlando alumni Andy and Barbara McEachron hosted a Bascom Hill Society Faculty Showcase which featured Ward’s presentation “The Future of Journalism: Partisan or Impartial?”
At issue was the apparent growth of a more partisan press on TV and elsewhere. Is the partisan press overwhelming more moderate forms of opinion journalism? Is this a trend about which citizens should worry?
Ward’s presentation was one in a series of faculty showcase events sponsored by the UW Foundation. The events help to keep the university in touch with badgers around the country.
Dr. Ward discusses the hazards of our urge to put everything online. Scroll to p. 21 of this issue of Media magazine, published by the Canadian Association of Journalists:
“The Future of Journalism — Partisan or Impartial?” UW Alumni gathering, Orlando, Florida Continue reading
“News and Entertainment Values in the News” panel, Los Angeles, CA Continue reading