Full-Session Videos from 2017 Journalism Interactive Conference

Media Literacy

Panel featuring Dan Russell, senior research scientist at Google; Jevin West, assistant professor, the University of Washington’s Information School; Alan Miller, CEO, News Literacy Project; and Linda Steiner, professor, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, UMD.

Fact Checking

Politifact founder and Duke University Professor Bill Adair discusses the evolution and future of of fact checking with Politifact Editor Angie Holan.

Virtual Reality Journalism

Panel discussion about creating and teaching VR and AR storytelling, with Steven King of the University of North Carolina, Steve Johnson of Boundless and freelance video producer Claudia Pratt.

News Bots

John Keefe of Quartz describes experiments in chat bots, voice interfaces and machine learning for journalism from the Quartz Bot Studio. 

Voice Bots

Joseph Price of The Washington Post discusses voice assistants and Alexa at Journalism Interactive 2017.

Journalism Under Siege

Panel with Julianna Goldman, CBS News correspondent; Kevin Merida, ESPN senior vice president and editor-in-chief, The Undefeated; Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan; and Dana Priest, Knight Chair in Public Affairs Journalism at the University of Maryland.

Videos from Student Newsroom

Undergraduate students in the broadcast program at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism covered the conference and compiled a series of short videos showing scenes and dialogue from many of the sessions. Their work is showcased below.