Lanosga, Fargo speak on free press

They served on the panel “The Fourth Estate: The Role of the Free Press in a Democracy.”

Fargo serves as Sunshine Week panelist

Associate professor Anthony L. Fargo (Maggie Richards, senior | The Media School)

Associate professor Anthony Fargo served as one of four participants in a panel discussion, “Keeping the Door Open: Fighting for Public Transparency,” March 14 in Greencastle, Indiana.

The forum was co-sponsored by the Greencastle League of Women Voters and the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media at DePauw University, in conjunction with Sunshine Week, a nationwide recognition of the importance of access to public records and meetings.

Fargo was joined by fellow panelists Luke Britt, the Indiana Public Access Counselor; Jared Jernagan, associate editor of the Greencastle Banner Graphic; and Miranda Spivack, a former Washington Post editor and reporter who is a visiting professor of journalism at DePauw.

Fargo is the director of the Center for International Media Law and Policy Studies in The Media School and a board member of the Indiana Coalition …
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Panelists discuss need for cybersecurity tools, strategies

Moderator Joe Tomain of the Maurer School of Law introduced the four panelists on during the Media School’s Cybersecurity for journalists (and Everyone!) event. (Emma Knutson | The Media School)

What’s the best way to protect yourself and your sources from government monitoring? Don’t have possession of the information in the first place.

That was the main advice from panelists at Thursday evening’s discussion, Cybersecurity for Journalists (and Everyone!), at Franklin Hall. The Media School teamed up with experts from the IU Maurer School of Law, the IU Center of Applied Cybersecurity Research and IU’s Center for International Media Law and Policy Studies for the discussion and audience Q&A.

“The law has traditionally done the protecting of confidential sources,” said panelist and associate professor Anthony Fargo, who helped organize the event.

However, these laws don’t extend to protecting one’s phone and email …
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Restle gift to support research on info access, sources

The Barbara Restle Press Law Project will support an upcoming panel on cybersecurity.

Media School takes on fake news, media distrust

Panel discussions, classroom activities and an alumna’s gift are geared toward exploring these issues.

Fargo discusses implications of First Amendment

His talk was part of the weekly research presentations at the school.

Lanosga, Fargo address International Visitor Leadership Program

They represented the Indiana Coalition for Open Government and spoke on the importance of grassroots organizations.

Fargo chapter in book on freedom of expression

He wrote about “ISP Liability in the United States and Europe: Finding Middle Ground in an Ocean of Possibilities.”

Fargo attends AEJMC conference in Chile

Fargo joined in on a discussion panel that covered Europe’s “right to be forgotten” law.

Fargo contributes to meeting on sources, whistleblowers

The meeting in Vienna June 11 was organized by International Press Institute and the United Nations.