Mock Deposition: The case of IDA vs. Marco Williams

Themes:
TransparencyJournalism
What:
Performance
When:
Thursday Sep 27   09:45 AM to 11:15 AM (1 hour 30 minutes)
Where:
Discussion:
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In 2014, Getting Real took the Center for Media & Social Impact’s study Dangerous Documentaries and kicked off an ongoing conversation about documentary journalism. At the time, we debated whether filmmakers were artists or journalists, and tried to parse the distinctions. Today, we understand all too well why accuracy, facts and fairness are hallmarks of nonfiction storytelling and sacrosanct in journalism. The point is more than philosophical, however, because journalists have special protections under the law. And regardless of how you identify, documentary filmmakers are obliged to follow local, state and federal laws. Come find out what’s at stake in the riveting case of IDA vs. Marco Williams as Williams gets deposed (in other words, grilled) on the spot. Chilling, insightful, and entertaining, it will encourage you to scrutinize your every move.


Supported by Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Moderator
International Documentary Association
Program Officer
Participant
UCLA School of Law
Participant
International Documentary Association
Executive Director
Participant
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Legal Director
Participant
first amendment project/uc berkeley/stanford
Participant
Hiptruth Productions
Filmmaker/Film Educator

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