David Shribman to Lead Journalism Ethics Workshop
Employing a case-study method, this workshop will examine matters regarding journalism ethics, exploring both abstract questions and applications on the ground. Considering a variety of cases, ranging the from presidential politics to war reporting, the sessions will draw from Mr. Shribman’s hands-on experience as reporter and editor, as well as his insight about the profession more generally.
Time: 4:15–5:30 p.m.
Dates: Feb. 18–19
David Shribman has recently retired from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, having led the paper since 2003. Prior to that, he served as the Washington bureau chief for The Boston Globe, where he won a 1995 Pulitzer Prize. Earlier in his career, he wrote for other newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He is presently a scholar in residence at Carnegie Mellon University and will begin an appointment next fall at McGill University in Montreal.
All Grinnell College students are eligible to attend this workshop. Attendance is required at the sessions on Monday and Tuesday.
Participants will prepare for the workshop by reading a small packet of material, which will be
distributed the week prior to the workshop.
Register for the workshop by emailing Laureen VanWyk, providing your name, class year, major/intended major, as well as email address.