October 29th, 2022 • 2022: Washington D.C.
Reporter speaks on combating journalistic repression
Whether it is due to restrictive reporting laws abroad, publications based in news deserts or lack of funding, press freedoms are now threatened in more ways than one. Jessica Jerreat knows this first-hand. Working as a press freedom editor for Voices of America [VOA], Jerreat shed light on the realities of censorship and attacks that can happen to reporters covering stories around the world.
October 28th, 2022 • 2022: Washington D.C.
‘We need to show up’: Journalists Woodward and Bernstein talk 50th anniversary of Watergate, reporting techniques and Trump in MediaFest keynote presentation
“We need to show up … We are not showing up enough..”
After years working as a first responder, Chris Post has taken on the role of “second first responder” in his job as a photojournalist at the Associated Press. Post, executive director and safety advisor of the International Media Support Group, calls journalists “second first responders” in society.
“If the media relations person stonewalls you and says don’t report on this, then write about it...”