September 19th, 2015 • 2015: Orlando
What to do if you’re in the middle of an unruly protest
From the Occupy protests in 2011 to the recent Freddie Grey protests in Baltimore, journalists have been seeing more demonstrations across the country that have the potential to be violent. In the Stay Safe and Savvy session on day two of the Excellence in Journalism conference, members of The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), law enforcement and media came together to discuss ways of preventing and diffusing confrontational situations.
Becoming a network correspondent is not for the faint of heart, says Al Tompkins, a senior faculty in broadcast & online at the Poynter Institute. He spoke to a select few at the CNN From Local Reporter To Network Correspondent workshop, one of the many held at the Excellence in Journalism 2015 conference.
September 18th, 2015 • 2015: Orlando
Eagerness, expectations for Excellence in Journalism 2015