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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Ethics Center Staff

Kathleen Culver


Kathleen Culver joined the School of Journalism & Mass Communication in 1999 to help launch an innovative converged curriculum to prepare students for a changing media landscape. When Culver was advised early on that she was “preparing students for jobs that may not even exist yet,” she scarcely had a clue how quickly and massively the ground would shift.

Lindsay Palmer

Affiliated Faculty

Lindsay Palmer is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UW-Madison. She studies global media ethics from a qualitative perspective, especially focusing on the cultural labor of conflict correspondents in the digital age.


Krista Eastman


Krista Eastman is a writer and editor with expertise in university communications and external relations. As the administrator of the Center for Journalism Ethics, she assists with strategy, communication, event planning, and special projects.

Camille Paskind


Camille Paskind is a senior majoring in Journalism with emphases in Strategic Communication & Reporting, and certificates in French & Leadership. She’s interested in the world of advertising and held an internship at Resolution Media in Chicago, where she specialized in capabilities and solutions. She writes for College Magazine and is on the social marketing team for agency startup FreshinUp in Madison. She’s excited to work for CJE and to see the Cubs win the World Series again.

Ben Pickman


Ben Pickman is a student at the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he is double-majoring in journalism and history. His main journalistic interests include sports media and political reporting. He is currently the Gameday Editor and men’s basketball beat writer for the Daily Cardinal, UW-Madison’s oldest student newspaper. He has written for various sports blogs as a member of the Fansided/Sports Illustrated and networks. He is originally from New York City.

Steven Potter


Steven Potter began his reporting career in Milwaukee but now lives in his hometown of Madison. His work regularly appears in Isthmus, Milwaukee Magazine, Discover magazine, Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine and many other publications. A graduate student at UW, he’s pursuing a master’s degree in journalism with a focus on multimedia reporting and data visualization.

Shezad Baloch


Shezad Baloch is a graduate student at UW-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass
Communication. Prior to coming to UW-Madison, he worked for five years as a correspondent for the Daily Express Tribune, one of Pakistan’s largest English newspapers, reporting from the
volatile southwestern province of Balochistan. For a year, he worked as a media consultant for
a polio eradication program for the United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF). For three years he also hosted a politics and current affairs show at the state-run regional Pakistan Television Network PTV-Bolan. He regularly contributes articles to Pakistan’s national and regional
newspapers. He holds a masters degree in Mass Communication from the University of
Balochistan and a certificate in Journalism in the Digital World from the International Institute for Journalism (Intajour) in Hamburg, Germany. He also has a certificate in Journalism from
Madison Area Technical College (MATC).

Jenna Mytton


Jenna Mytton in a senior majoring in political science and journalism with emphases in strategic communication and reporting. She’s is interested in how digital and social media can be used as a vehicle for traditional messages — both in advertising and reporting. Previously, she  held positions at The Daily Cardinal and Curb magazine.  Currently, she’s excited to intern at a digital marketing agency and work for CJE.

Yuling Lin

Visiting Scholar

Yuling Lin is a professor in the department of Journalism at Shih-Hsin University, Taipei, Taiwan. The courses she taught include Public Journalism, Journalism and Gender Studies, Communication and Culture, Media Literacy, etc. Yuling specializes in cultural studies, semiotics, and media literacies. She integrates her studies with the development of the curriculum to transform students into critical and engaged citizen journalists.