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Sexual Misconduct in Newsrooms Focus of Newseum Summit on Jan. 9

by | Jan 2, 2018

The Newseum will convene “The Power Shift Summit,” a Jan. 9 gathering of invited leaders across journalism and the media industry that will focus on sexual misconduct in newsrooms and how to create meaningful and sustainable change.

The event will feature three major discussions that will engage participants in solutions-based conversation about what newsrooms and media organizations are doing now to deal with emerging cases, and what systemic changes are needed for the future.

Journalists who reported stories about sexual misconduct will discuss the impact of their coverage during the summit.

The invitation-only summit will be organized as a series of discussions featuring respected conversation leaders from all media platforms. Jill Geisler, who is Loyola University Chicago’s Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity, will lead the conversations.

Participants include:

  • Amy Brittain, investigative reporter, The Washington Post
  • Carrie Budoff Brown, editor, POLITICO
  • Alfredo Carbajal, managing editor of Al Día at The Dallas Morning News and president, American Society of News Editors
  • Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, SVP/News Administration, CBS News
  • Paul Farhi, media reporter, The Washington Post
  • Jill Geisler, Loyola University Chicago’s Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity
  • Sarah Glover, president, National Association of Black Journalists
  • Joanne Lipman, editor in chief of USA TODAY and author of “That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together”
  • Loren Mayor, chief operating officer, NPR
  • Elisa Lees Muñoz, executive director, International Women’s Media Foundation
  • Carolyn Ryan, assistant editor, The New York Times
  • Madhulika Sikka, Public Editor, PBS
  • Lauren Williams, editor in chief, Vox

Additional participants will be announced.

The summit will be livestreamed on newseum.org/live, and a report and action items for the future will be distributed to newsrooms and media organizations after the summit.

Attendance is limited to invited guests.

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