Press Forward Launch at The National Press Club

On Tuesday, March 13, Press Forward, a bold new initiative to stop sexual harassment and assault in newsrooms, create safe and healthy workplaces for women and men, and ensure the integrity of the American press will announce the launch of their organization at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

This event will begin with reception sponsored by the National Press Club Journalism Institute at 11:30 a.m.,followed by the official launch of Press Forward by the organization’s founding members and a panel discussion from noon – 2 p.m. led by PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff on “Rules of Engagement: Creating Safe and Fair Newsrooms.”

Panelists will include:

  • Ted Koppel, former Anchor and Managing Editor, ABC News/Nightline; CBS Contributor
  • Jake Tapper, Anchor, CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper
  • Sara Just, Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, PBS NewsHour
  • Ari Wilkenfeld, employment attorney, Wilkenfeld, Herendeen & Atkinson
  • Press Forward founding members

Cognitive dissonance

Cognitive dissonance is the psychological discomfort that we feel when our minds entertain two contradictory concepts at the same time. For free teaching and learning resources related to this topic, visit http://bit.ly/2RCzhIZ

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Purl | Pixar SparkShorts

Purl, directed by Kristen Lester and produced by Gillian Libbert-Duncan, features an earnest ball of yarn named Purl who gets a job in a fast-paced, high energy, bro-tastic start-up. Yarny hijinks ensue as she tries to fit in, but how far is she willing to go to get the acceptance she yearns for, and in the end, is it worth it?

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Implicit Bias

Implicit bias exists when people unconsciously hold attitudes toward others or associate stereotypes with them. For free teaching and learning resources related to this topic, visit http://bit.ly/2RCzhIZ

This video is a part of Ethics Unwrapped, a free online educational video series about ethics produced by The University of Texas at Austin. Ethics Unwrapped offers an innovative approach to introducing complex ethics topics and behavioral ethics ideas in a way that is accessible to both students and instructors.

For more videos and teaching materials covering other ethics concepts, visit http://ethicsunwrapped.utexas.edu/

A complete playlist of Ethics Unwrapped videos available on YouTube may be found at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list

© 2018 The University of Texas at Austin. All Rights Reserved.

Equality in the Newsroom: Ending Sexual Harassment & Redefining Respect

Equality in Newsrooms Panel 1
Equality in Newsrooms Panel 2

Press Forward and the Newseum Institute’s Power Shift Project present a two-part conversation on creating equality in newsrooms. The discussion focuses on ending sexual harassment, redefining respect, newsroom leadership and how to create good managers.

NPR’s “All Things Considered” co-host Mary Louise Kelly and The Atlantic contributing editor Alison Stewart moderate the conversations.

Panelists include:

  • Lynne Adrine, director, D.C. graduate program, broadcast and digital journalism, Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication
  • Fatima Goss Graves, president & CEO, National Women’s Law Center
  • Tim Grieve, vice president of news, McClatchy
  • Alexi McCammond, political editor, Axios
  • Andrew Morse, executive vice-president and general manager, CNN Digital
  • Karen Pensiero, managing editor, The Wall Street Journal
  • Madhulika Sikka, public editor, PBS
  • Cathy Trost, executive director, Newseum Institute/Power Shift Project
  • Press Forward founding members

Recorded April 25, 2018, in the Newseum’s Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater.

Rules of Engagement: Creating Safe and Fair Newsrooms

Equality in Newsrooms Panel 2

On Tuesday, March 13, Press Forward, a bold new initiative to stop sexual harassment and assault in newsrooms, create safe and healthy workplaces for women and men, and ensure the integrity of the American press will announce the launch of their organization at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

This event will begin with reception sponsored by the National Press Club Journalism Institute at 11:30 a.m., followed by the official launch of Press Forward by the organization’s founding members and a panel discussion from noon – 2 p.m. led by PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff on “Rules of Engagement: Creating Safe and Fair Newsrooms.”

Panelists include:

  • Ted Koppel, former Anchor and Managing Editor, ABC News/Nightline; CBS Contributor
  • Jake Tapper, Anchor, CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper
  • Sara Just, Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, PBS NewsHour
  • Ari Wilkenfeld, employment attorney, Wilkenfeld, Herendeen & Atkinson
  • Press Forward founding members