Panel to discuss moral principles in journalism

Author: Michael O. Garvey

A symposium entitledAfter Objectivity: What Moral Norms Should Govern News Reporting and Commentary?will be held March 31 (Thursday) at 6 p.m. in the University of Notre Dames Eck Center auditorium.

The symposium, sponsored by the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy and the Thomas J. White Center on Law and Government, will consider ethical and moral principles which should govern news reporting and commentary in what is increasingly described as apost-objectivitynews world.

Speakers at the symposium will include William A. Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights; Kenneth L. Woodward, religion editor and senior writer for Newsweek; Marco Bardazzi, U.S. correspondent for the Italian news agency ANSA; and Matthew V. Storin, associate vice president for news and information at Notre Dame and former editor of the Boston Globe.

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