Journalism, Satire And Free Speech
9:00, Wednesday, February 11, 2015
There are four basic tenets of journalistic ethics: seeking truth, being accountable, acting independently and minimizing harm. But what happens when those tenets, combined with the ideals of free speech, come up against cultures that don’t hold those things dear? Where do you draw the line? When does free speech become hate speech? How should we react when our beliefs are challenged? We'll take a deeper look at that.
Kevin Siers—Charlotte Observer Editorial Cartoonist
Kimberly Lawson—Editor, Creative Loafing
Craig Paddock-- Lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies at UNC Charlotte