FIR Speakers & Speeches – Club of Amsterdam: June 28, 2006

The Future of Journalism - Ethics in JournalismContent summary: Two podcasts recorded at The Future of Journalism – Ethics in Journalism panel discussion in Amsterdam on June 28, 2006, organized by the Club of Amsterdam and supported by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

The first podcast recorded the presentations made by each of the three panelists; the second is the open group discussion with the panelists and participants following the presentations.


  • Milverton Wallace, founder/organiser of the European Online Journalism Awards – “The new Corinthians versus the standard-bearers: How the web is socialising journalism ethics”
  • Guy Thornton, Chair, Netherlands Branch, National Union of Journalists (Great Britain and Ireland) – “Does and should journalism have boundaries and if so where and how should they be drawn?”
  • Neville Hobson, Communicator, blogger, podcaster – “The age of gatekeeper journalism is over”

Both sessions were moderated by Homme Heida, Promedia, member of the Club of Amsterdam Round Table.

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Download the files here: panel presentations (MP3, 58.2Mb, 84:50) and open group discussion (MP3, 28.1Mb, 41:01).

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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

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