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IU/SPJ/ICOG offer free daylong workshop on open data, government


Sign up now for the free information access workshop on March 17 in Indianapolis.


Kalven frames subpoena battle in context of larger fight for press freedoms


In a Q&A, journalist Jamie Kalven talked about protecting sources, giving a voice to the marginalized and exercising First Amendment rights.


Mother of James Foley to speak at The Media School


Diane Foley will speak at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 after the screening of a documentary about her son.


Journalist fighting subpoena to speak at The Media School in January


Freelance journalist Jamie Kalven will speak at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Franklin Hall commons.


Washington Post’s Margaret Sullivan discusses press’s relationship with the public


The Media School’s final fall Speaker Series event was co-sponsored by the Center for International Media Law and Policy Studies and the Barbara Restle Press Law Project.


Online communication necessitates review of First Amendment theory, Fargo says


Fargo presented the research at the International Association for Media and Communication Research annual conference in Cartagena, Colombia.


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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