UW Center for Journalism Ethics’ spring conference to address impact of #MeToo movement

The UW Center of Journalism Ethics will host its spring conference, “What #MeToo Means for Gender, Power and Ethical Journalism,” on April 26 at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.

Kara Swisher, editor-at-large of Recode, host of the Recode Decode podcast and co-executive producer of the Code Conference, is the keynote speaker.

Swisher also has a special series on MSNBC called “Revolution” on the impact of technology on work, society and more, and is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times.

Previously, Swisher worked as a reporter at the TheWashington Post and as an editor at the Washington (D.C.) City Paper. She received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and her graduate degree at Columbia University’s School of Journalism.

Swisher’s address is entitled “The View from Silicon Valley: Gender, Journalism & Tech.”

Other sessions include:

  • The Power of Portrayals in a Wired World
  • Gender at Work: Overcoming Bias in the Newsroom
  • Read World Solutions: Moving Forward with Equity and Integrity

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