Center for Media at Risk Videos

Uploaded on 24 May 2018

The Center for Media at Risk, directed by Professor Barbie Zelizer, formally launched in April 2018. Entitled “What is Media at Risk?,” its launch symposium was a cross-disciplinary conference that brought together media practitioners, media scholars, and media assist organizations to define what “media at risk” means globally in circumstances of political intimidation and what can be done to resist it.

In this video, Michael X. Delli Carpini moderates the fourth panel, "Journalism," which featured the following presentations:

  • Arzu Geybulla: No Longer Just a Risk, But an Everyday Reality: Stories from Azerbaijan
  • Parker Higgins: Protecting Journalists in the Age of Trump
  • Jay Rosen: The Campaign to Discredit the Press
  • Silvio Waisbord: Who Cares? When Society Fails to Safeguard Journalists at Risk
  • Claire Wardles: F*** News: What's at Stake When We Don't Take Terminology and Definitions Seriously
Uploaded on 24 May 2018

The Center for Media at Risk, directed by Professor Barbie Zelizer, formally launched in April 2018. Entitled “What is Media at Risk?,” its launch symposium was a cross-disciplinary conference that brought together media practitioners, media scholars, and media assist organizations to define what “media at risk” means globally in circumstances of political intimidation and what can be done to resist it.

In this video, John L. Jackson, Jr. moderates the third panel, "Documentary," which featured the following presentations:

  • John Caldwell: Documentaries in Risk-Delegation Systems
  • Sam Gregory: Diversifying ‘Media’ at Risk: Challenges for Eyewitnesses, Media Activists and Human Rights Media Makers
  • Simon Kilmurray: Dangerous Docs: Filmmakers Under Attack
  • Bryce Renninger: Risk and Short Films in an Attention Economy
Uploaded on 24 May 2018

The Center for Media at Risk, directed by Professor Barbie Zelizer, formally launched in April 2018. Entitled “What is Media at Risk?,” its launch symposium was a cross-disciplinary conference that brought together media practitioners, media scholars, and media assist organizations to define what “media at risk” means globally in circumstances of political intimidation and what can be done to resist it.

In this video, James English moderates the second panel, "Entertainment," which featured the following presentations:

  • Marjorie David: How Media Consolidation and Net Neutrality Foster Censorship in the Entertainment Industry
  • Jeffrey Jones: Who’s Joking? Late Night Comedy’s Cover Up
  • Maureen Ryan: Spin Cycle: The Powerful Forces Brought to Bear on the Entertainment Reporting Process
  • Nancy Wang Yuen: The Curious Case of Hollywood and “Freedom of Speech”
Uploaded on 24 May 2018

The Center for Media at Risk, directed by Professor Barbie Zelizer, formally launched in April 2018. Entitled “What is Media at Risk?,” its launch symposium was a cross-disciplinary conference that brought together media practitioners, media scholars, and media assist organizations to define what “media at risk” means globally in circumstances of political intimidation and what can be done to resist it.

In this video, Bethany Wiggan moderates the first panel, "Digital," which featured the following presentations:

  • Maria Ressa: Exponential Lies (and How to Fight Them)
  • Samuel Sinyangwe: The Challenges and Possibilities of Digital Activism
  • Amy Siskind: Writing History in the Age of Social Media
  • Zeynep Tufekci: The New Censorship: If Everything is Potentially Fake, What Role for Journalism?
Uploaded on 24 May 2018

The Center for Media at Risk, directed by Professor Barbie Zelizer, formally launched in April 2018. Entitled “What is Media at Risk?,” its launch symposium was a cross-disciplinary conference that brought together media practitioners, media scholars, and media assist organizations to define what “media at risk” means globally in circumstances of political intimidation and what can be done to resist it. In this video, Zelizer delivers her opening remarks.