Media & Politics Conference: panel on challenges for journalists

On March 29 and 30, Elon University will be hosting Media and Politics: Openness, Accuracy, and Honesty in the 21st Century Media Landscape, a conference open to all students, faculty/staff and community members. There will be three different panels on March 29 and a workshop on March 30.

The third panel will be on Tuesday, March 29 from 3:30 5 p.m.

Challenges for Journalists
Oaks 212

Journalists (local, state, national, and international level) will discuss the challenges of providing accurate and honest stories. What do the terms accuracy and honesty mean? How is information gathered, assessed, and presented? What are the challenges associated with getting information from public officials? What other values or needs may compromise accuracy and/or honesty in journalism today?

  • Silvia Gambardella, Senior Special Projects Producer, ABC 11
  • Andy Curliss, Staff Writer, The News & Observer
  • Jennifer LaFleur, Computer Assisted Reporting Specialist, Propublica
  • Alex Goldman, Producer, On the Media Challenges for Government Officials

E-mail Dr. Laura Roselle, political science, at with any questions.