VIDEO: Susan McGregor – Journalists, Security Practices & The Future – #TA3M @OpenITP #netfreedom

On Monday March 17 2014, the OpenITP Techno-Activism Third Monday‘s featured presenter was Professor Susan McGregor of Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University. Her topic was Journalists, Security Practices & The Future . The primary challenges that journalists face in adopting effective security practices in their work. While the AP phone records case and the Edward Snowden revelations have helped raise security awareness among journalists, the industry faces significant challenges in constructing a coherent approach to these challenges, including a lack of appropriate tools and training materials. The talk addresses these issues as well as some possible paths for improvement. Before Susan spoke, Magnus Ag of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) introduced and gave away copies of their latest international press freedom guide. Video is below.

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