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September 29th, 2018 • 2018: Baltimore
Humans of EIJ

“I am moving from my hometown, Rochester, NY. I was born and raised there. I moved back there about, oh my God, 18 years ago, because that’s where my husband always wanted to retire. So we did that. He died in March. 

September 28th, 2018 • 2018: Baltimore
Me Too: What Journalists are Thinking About and What’s Being Done to Fix the Problem

  It’s been almost a year since October 2017’s Me Too movement revealed a host of media personalities’ sexual misconduct. EIJ18 featured a supersession with reporters who covered the #MeToo Movement as it was happening, including Amy Brittain, who was one of the journalists who worked to verify the Charlie Rose accusations.

September 27th, 2018 • 2018: Baltimore
Al Tompkins Takes on Misinformation in “Critical Thinking to Fight Fake News”

Al Tompkins of Poynter Institute hates the term “fake news” that you could hear it in the bluntness of his tone when he opened his lecture, “Critical Thinking to Fight Fake News” at the Excellence in Journalism 2018 Conference. The lecture provided a biting take on the spread of misinformation by showing real-world examples of  actual fake news and demonstrating how fake news can be manufactured and spread.

September 27th, 2018 • 2018: Baltimore
EIJ18 Journalists Closely Watch Emotional Senate Judiciary Hearing

  Journalists at the Excellence in Journalism 2018 Conference had the opportunity to go in and out of the Holiday Ballroom to watch live coverage of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony against Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday. EIJ18 streamed the hearing on large screens for several hours.