Fargo to lead D.C. panel on watchdog journalism


“Building a Better Watchdog” is supported by the Barbara Restle Press Law Project.


Fargo to moderate First Amendment panel at IPI conference


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

Associate professor Anthony Fargo will moderate a panel discussion May 19 in Hamburg, Germany, on the impact of recent political events on the international influence of the First Amendment. The panel session, “Does That Banner Yet Wave?” is part of the International Press Institute’s world congress in Hamburg May 18-29.

Panelists are Daoud Kuttab, a Jordanian-American journalist who runs an online news organization in Amman, Jordan; Ashley Messenger, the senior associate general counsel for NPR in Washington, D.C.; and Amy Kristin Sanders, a professor at Northwestern University-Qatar.

The panel is sponsored by The Media School’s Barbara Restle Press Law Project, funded by a gift from IU journalism alumna Barbara Restle. The project focuses on research and education about laws that protect journalists and their sources and on strengthening press …
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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.”