Sponsored by the Ohio State Bar Association, the Ohio Newspaper Association, the Ohio Association of Broadcasters, and the Society of Professional Journalists, Central Ohio Chapter

The 2014 Ohio State Bar Association Law and Media Conference will be held Friday, Oct. 10 in Columbus. Ohio journalists, lawyers, judges and academics are invited to attend to discuss media law issues.

The Ohio Newspaper Association is offering a $30 scholarship to cover the registration of the first conference attendee from any member newspaper. For details contact Sue Bazzoli at the ONA (614) 486-6677, ext.1018 or sbazzoli@ohionews.org.

Program highlights include:

  • Lawyers, journalists, judges and academics discussing hot media law topics;
  • CNN’s Martin Savidge, guest panelist in a plenary session titled “Data Privacy and the News: Hackers, Leakers, Journalists and Spies”; and
  • Concurrent seminar topics that include reporting on political mudslinging within legal and ethical limits, open meetings, accessing public records, mediating public records disputes, using digital analytics to measure audiences, Internet’s effect on journalism, native advertising, libel and “twibel” and the effect of online comments on news credibility.

To download the complete program as a PDF, click here.

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