Politicians vs. the Press
Media Ethics in an Election Season
October 19, 2012
Statehouse Auditorium, 700 W. Jefferson, Boise
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Greetings and introductions
8:45 - 10:00 a.m.
Symposium keynote: “Politicians vs. the Press: A Social Media Cage Fight,”
Kelly McBride, lead ethicist and media critic, The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, St. Petersburg, Florida. Webcast provided by Idaho Public Television.
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Panel discussion: “Media Bias in Election Coverage: How to Spot It and What to Do About It," featuring Boise area media professionals and politicians.
All times are MDT
The symposium is free and open to the public
No registration required
The Oppenheimer Ethics Symposium is produced by the University of Idaho School of Journalism and Mass Media and is underwritten by a gift from university alumni Douglas F. Oppenheimer, president of Boise-based Oppenheimer Companies, and Arthur F. (Skip) Oppenheimer, chairman of the board.
Co-sponsors include the Idaho Statesman, Idaho Public Television, the Idaho Press Club, the University of Idaho Boise Center and the University of Idaho
College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Idaho Humanities Council, a state-based program of the National Endowment of the Humanities.