Source:21Josh Meyer, James Bamford, Dune Lawrence, Julia Angwin
Affiliation:Medill National Security Journalism Initiative, PBS, Bloomberg News, ProPublica
A very timely panel that will delve into the explosive new disclosures of widespread surveillance by the National Security Agency, the FBI and other U.S. authorities, as well as hacking into government--and media--computers by China and other state and non-state actors. These aren't just issues for reporters in Washington; you can cover them wherever you are. The panel will also discuss important issues of privacy, civil liberties and computer security, both for the public and for journalists, including how to cover all of these important issues, with tips from some of the best reporters in the business on these beats.