Watchdog Conference

Watchdog Conference

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ENLARGING THE SPACE FOR WATCHDOG JOURNALISM: COUNTERING THREATS, SUPPORTING INNOVATIONS, is a conference being held on March 12& 13 at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. It is co-sponsored by the Open Society Institute, the Fund for Independence in Journalism, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. http://www.watchdogconference.com/

On-Demand Episodes

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In the US, the biggest constraint on watchdog reporting is diminished resources brought about by declining advertising and circulation revenues. This panel will look at successful models of news organizations that have pursued watchdog... more
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As newsroom budgets shrink, nonprofit and other models for funding investigations are emerging. Investigative documentaries have received venture-capital and Hollywood funding. New technologies are making it easier... more
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In many countries, investigative reporters face the threat of violence and physical harm. About a third of the nearly 700 journalists killed worldwide since 1992 were slain for exposing crime and corruption. In addition, the increasingly dangerous... more
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In the US, the biggest constraint on watchdog reporting is diminished resources brought about by declining advertising and circulation revenues. There are pressures brought about by owners and advertisers as well. Mark Horvit of IRE... more
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Investigative journalists throughout the world face legal threats. This panel will look at how lawsuits have put a chill on watchdog journalism in the US and elsewhere. It will focus on the threats to national-security reporting, particularly... more
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OVERVIEW: The Changing Landscape of Watchdog Journalism: Threats and Opportunities This overview panel will provide a broad sweep of the challenges and possibilities for doing watchdog journalism in the US and the rest of... more
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Join us to preview the Columbia Watchdog Conference with Krisitn Jones.

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