Interesting panel discussion happening at CNET, SF, next week. Details below.
Join us as we discuss the challenges journalists face in the current
environment, and consider questions like: How should news
organizations handle situations like the ones the New York Times et al
faced with WikiLeaks? And what's the role of professional news
organizations when anyone can publish the kind of information that
previously was only the purview of journalism? And what do you think
of how the New York Times handled WikiLeaks? (See Bill Keller's
"Dealing with Assange and the WikiLeaks Secrets:
* Declan McCullagh, chief political correspondent, CNET
* Lance Williams, award-winning investigative reporter, California Watch
* Steve Proctor, managing editor, San Francisco Chronicle
* Evan Hansen, editor-in-chief, Wired.com
* Burt Herman, Hacks & Hackers
* Moderator: E.B. Boyd, FastCompany.com and board member, SPJ-NorCal
Date: Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011
Time: 6pm: Registration. 6:30: Panel begins.
Location: The panel will take place in the ground floor meeting room
at CNET. Come to the front desk, and they will direct you.
Hosted by: The Society of Professional Journalists-Northern California
and CNET, part of CBS Interactive.