Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists to discuss ethic issues in the digital space

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Co-sponsored by NBC4 LA and the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the
Society of Professional Journalists

It’s a rare journalist today who isn’t expected to work at least part of the time in digital media. But along with new technology come a host of ethical concerns that may not have presented themselves in a traditional, old-media journalism job.
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Ethical Issues in the Digital Space Co-sponsored by NBC4 LA

panel shot of Mekahlo Medina, NBCLA

Mekahlo Medina  (right) speaking at a media workshop in Culver City at the Digital Age. Medina is the moderator for the SPJLA Ethics in Digital Space event on

What does the online entrepreneur do when she is selling ads to companies or politicians that she might have to write about? What does the web editor do when his boss wants aggregated content that doesn’t seem like it’s been aggregated?

The panel of experienced digital journalists – each with a strong background in conventional as well as new media – will discuss ethical issues that have come up in their own e

Moderated by NBC4’s Mekahlo Medina, The panelists will be:

  • Megan Garvey, assistant managing editor for digital, LATimes.com
  • Jonathan Lloyd, managing editor, NBCLA.com
  • Alice Walton, political reporter, KPCC 89.3 FM and founder of TheCityMaven.com

Refreshments will be served.

When
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
6 p.m. Networking Reception
7 p.m. Panel discussion

Where
NBC4 Studio
3000 W. Alameda Ave.
Burbank, CA 91523

Cost
Free for members and non-members

Parking
Parking information will be provided to attendees the week of the event.

RSVP
Please RSVP by Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 as space for the event is limited to 40 people.
E-mail SPJLosAngeles@gmail.com  or
Call SPJ/LA President Alice Walton at (310) 595-5612

Contact
Navid Nonahal, SPJ/LA
(818) 317-2234
spjlosangeles@gmail.com

Alice Walton, SPJ/LA
(310) 595-5612
alicemwalton@gmail.com

 

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One response to “Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists to discuss ethic issues in the digital space

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