Mindy McAdams Participates in Webinar on Technology and Accountability Journalism
Mindy McAdams, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism professor and Knight Chair in Journalism Technologies and the Democratic Process, participated in a four-person webinar panel on “How Technology is Shaping the Future of Accountability Journalism” organized by Sourcefabric on June 24.
The webinar discussion focused on the financial uncertainty the media is facing as well as new threats from hostile governments in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The aim of the webinar was to explore the ways technology can support the future of journalism as an instrument of public accountability and telling truth to power.
McAdams teaches production and theory courses about interactive media and online journalism. She has trained hundreds of journalists in digital skills at the Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, Montreal Gazette, Austin American-Statesman, various state newspaper associations, Nieman Fellows at Harvard, two National Writers Workshops, and several Poynter seminars.