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Police & the Press: Get the Facts About News Coverage of Protests

Thursday, 05.06.2021

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Attend a free virtual training session on what journalists and law enforcement officers need to know to better understand and respect one another’s roles during volatile events of public interest, such as protests. Delve into the details on laws that protect press freedoms and give police authority to keep the peace. Learn about a new media-police training course developed by the Society of Professional Journalists Georgia Chapter in conjunction with the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC).

On the panel:
— Megan Etheridge, Curriculum Developer, Georgia Public Safety Training Center
— Clare Norins, Director, UGA Law School First Amendment Clinic and Chair of GFAF’s Education & Programming Committee
— Charlotte Norsworthy, Past President of SPJ GA and editor of the Outlaw Ocean Project
— Jasmina Alston, Reporter, CBS46
— Chadd Wilson, Division Director for Basic Training Division, Georgia Public Safety Training Center

Please Note
This event is complimentary, but you must register to attend.
— The registration confirmation will contain the login information for the event.
— An email reminder containing the logins, as well as additional event information will be sent to you prior to the event.

Cancellation Policy
The cancellation policy is set by the Georgia First Amendment Foundation. All requests to cancel registration will be referred to the foundation before processing.