Journalism Symposium Videos

Old News New News/Real News Fake News

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Part 1: Welcome, Opening Remarks & Keynote Address

Tom Slayton, Friends of the Vermont State House; Christopher Ilstrup, Executive Director of the Vermont Humanities Council; and David Schütz, Vermont State Curator. Keynote Address: “In an Era of ‘Fake News,’ Getting the Journalism Democracy Needs” by David T.Z. Mindich, Chair, Journalism Department, Temple University.

Part 2: Panel “Real News/Fake News Threats to News Integrity and Ethics of Journalis

Moderator: Jane Lindholm,VPR’s Vermont Edition, Host Panelists: Jon Margolis, Author and Newspaper Columnist; Jane Mayer, The New Yorker, Staff Writer; Paul Heintz, Seven Days, Staff Writer; Allen Gilbert, ACLU-VT, Former Exec. Director & Former Reporter; David Moats, Rutland Herald, Former Editorial Page Editor & Pulitzer Prize Winner.

Part 3: Panel “Old News / New News, Changing Forms and News Platforms Challenging the Veracity of Journalism”

Moderator: Stewart Ledbetter, NBC5 News, Political Reporter and AnchorPanelists: Anne Galloway, VT Digger, Founder and Editor; Neal Goswami, WCAX, Capital Bureau Chief; Paula Routly, Seven Days, Co-Founder and Editor; Dave Gram, The Dave Gram Show, Host & Former Associated Press Reporter; Peter Hirschfeld, VPR, Capital Bureau Reporter.

Part 4: Jane Mayer Interview /Question and Answer Session

Jane Mayer, Staff Writer for The New Yorker, interviewed by Stephen Terry, the Founding Editor of the Sunday Rutland Herald & Barre-Montpelier Times Argus with questions from the audience.

Part 5: Panel: “Covering History Under the Dome, The State House as a Stage for Historic Events”

Moderator: Stephen Terry, the Founding Editor of the Sunday Rutland Herald & Barre-Montpelier Times Argus. Panelists: Chris Graff, Associated Press, Former Vermont Bureau Chief; Howard Coffin, Author & Former Reporter, Candace Page,Seven Days, Consulting Editor & Former UPIand Burlington Free Press Reporter.