The paper examines attempts to pass a federal shield law that would protect journalists from being required to reveal their sources.
Sign up now for the free information access workshop on March 17 in Indianapolis.
Diane Foley will speak at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 after the screening of a documentary about her son.
Freelance journalist Jamie Kalven will speak at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Franklin Hall commons.
Fargo presented the research at the International Association for Media and Communication Research annual conference in Cartagena, Colombia.
“Building a Better Watchdog” is supported by the Barbara Restle Press Law Project.
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 freedom laws. Fargo leads the project in his role as director of The …
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They served on the panel “The Fourth Estate: The Role of the Free Press in a Democracy.”
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 for Open Government. His research interests include media law and the First Amendment.
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The Barbara Restle Press Law Project will support an upcoming panel on cybersecurity.