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Saturday, March 14 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
A Fine Line: Journalism, Storytelling and Advocacy

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German writer and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer once famously said, "silence in the face of evil is evil itself." When there is potential for storytelling or reporting to create a tangible impact, is there an obligation for the journalist or greater media ecosystem relay a call to action to the reader? What is the role of the journalist in getting the audience to emotionally connect to what they are reading, potentially at the expense of objectivity? Presented by The Knight Foundation

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Cord Jefferson

Writer, RYOT
Cord Jefferson is a writer currently working in television. Originally from Tucson, Arizona, he has since donated a kidney in Saudi Arabia, captained a sinking vessel off the coast of Italy, and been chased out of Mexico. His reporting and writing have appeared in or on National Geographic... Read More →
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Kaj Larsen

Correspondent, VICE News
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Alexis Madrigal

Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, Fusion
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Bryn Mooser

Co-Founder, RYOT
Bryn Mooser is the Co-founder of RYOT and was named one of Esquire Magazine’s “Americans of the Year” as well as a "Hollywood Maverick" by Details Magazine. Mooser was Country Director for Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) and helped build Haiti's largest Cholera center as... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hyatt Regency Austin Zilker Ballroom 1 208 Barton Springs Rd

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