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MeToo and Journalism Ethics Panel

October 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dr. Gina Masullo (The University of Texas at Austin), Dr. Meme Drumwright (The University of Texas at Austin), Dr. Kate West (The University of Texas at Austin), Dr. Kathleen McElroy (The University of Texas at Austin), Dr. Scott R. Stroud (The University of Texas at Austin) // October 29th, 2019 // 2:00pm-3:00pm // Belo Center for New Media (BMC) 5.208

How did sexual harassment persist for so long in journalism, and what difference has the #MeToo movement made for those that run the media? What does ethical and effective leadership look like in newsrooms during the #MeToo era? This panel discussion features scholars from various fields in communication and media reflecting on the extent of the #MeToo movement in journalism, as well as its intersections with leadership in the modern media environment. Confirmed participants include:

Gina Chen (Journalism, UT Austin)
Meme Drumwright (Advertising, UT Austin)
Kate West (Journalism, UT Austin)
Kathleen McElroy (Journalism, UT Austin)
Scott R. Stroud (Communication Studies, UT Austin)

The Media Ethics Initiative is part of the Center for Media Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin. Media Ethics Initiative events are open and free to the public.

Co-Sponsored by the School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin, and the UT Ethics Project


October 29, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm