Safeguarding the truth: Press freedom and the fight for accountability

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

4:30 p.m. 8 p.m.

Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN), Forum, Auditorium (L105A), Alumni Plaza

We live in unprecedented times. Not since Watergate has the press faced such challenges to its freedom nor faced so many opponents seeking to silence its voice or impose bias and blatant falsehoods. Join a panel of esteemed experts as they discuss the trials and triumphs of today’s press and how they can continue to uphold the values and tenets of a free press: honesty, integrity and impartiality. 

Co-sponsors ICIJ and CPJ.


  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: Opening reception
  • 5:35 – 6:55 p.m.: Panel discussion and Q&A
  • 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Closing reception


An HFPA-sponsored event, hosted by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.