AI & Doxxing Sessions Added to SABEW24 Conference

The Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing is pleased to announce that its April conference will feature skills sessions for business journalists navigating the ever-changing — and increasingly perilous — world of online reporting. The sessions will be among the dozen or so offerings at the three-day conference, which will be held April 18-20, 2024, at the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications on Northwestern University’s downtown Chicago campus.

AI: The Friend and Foe You Can’t Afford to Ignore
Friday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m.

Speakers (from L-R): Jeremy Gilbert, Northwestern University Medill; Zach Seward, The New York Times; Mago Torres, The Examination; Moderated by Elizabeth Couch, Crain’s Chicago

Reporters and editors on the front lines of the artificial intelligence invasion share practical insights about using AI in the newsroom and navigating the ethical and technological challenges. These expert panelists will discuss tools that can be used by any newsroom, no matter how big or small, to enhance your reporting, editing, and writing. Beware of the pitfalls, but don’t miss the opportunities.

Go Dox Yourself
Friday, April 19 at 3:45 p.m.

Protecting yourself online is more important than ever. Kristen Larson and Sean Sposito, digital security experts, from Yahoo’s Information Security team will cover why doxxing is a threat to journalists and suggest some tools and techniques for cleaning up your online footprint.

Early registration is now open. Register today and save here.

Attendees can take advantage of the #SABEW24 discounted group rate at Aloft Chicago Mag Mile, located 0.5 miles from the venue. To make a reservation click here.



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