The National Summit on Plagiarism and Fabrication will take place Friday, April 5, at the Hilton St. Louis Ballpark hotel during the ACES 2013 national conference. The summit starts at 9 a.m. and the schedule, which follows, includes committee findings and two Q&A periods.
9-9:20 a.m. Welcome from ACES Teresa Schmedding; remarks by Poynter’s Craig Silverman; introduction of committee members
9:20-10:30 a.m.: Overall findings of the committees, highlights of ebook.
Bob Heisse, State Journal-Register; Nancy Sharkey, University of Arizona; Henry Fuhrmann, Los Angeles Times; Norm Lewis, University of Florida; Bill Connolly, New York Times (retired)
10:30-10:40 a.m.: Break
10:40-11:15 a.m.: The impact of the current state of media on plagiarism and fabrication
Nicole Stockdale, The Dallas Morning News; Stephen Buttry, Digital First Media; Jim Slusher, Daily Herald; Stacey Woelfel, KOMU-TV
11:15 a.m.-noon: Audience Q&A with journalism organization leaders on how we can help our members.
Organizations represented include Society of Professional Journalists, Canadian Association of Journalists, Online News Association, American Society of News Editors, Associated Press Media Editors, Local Independent Online News Publishers, Radio-Television Digital News Association, Investigative Reporters and Editors, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Asian American Journalists Association, American Copy Editors Society.
12:00-12:30: General Q&A, thank yous.
The summit is free, but participants must register using the online RSVP form.
After a break for lunch, the ACES national conference will feature breakout sessions, several of which are related to plagiarism and fabrication. Summit attendees may register at a discount cost of $50 (on the RSVP form) to attend the afternoon sessions.
Related breakout sessions are:
2:15-3:45 p.m.: Breakout sessions
Plagiarism and fabrication on college campuses: What professors can do, presenter Doug Ward, University of Kansas
Corrections: Policies and Practices for Fixing Errors, presenters Craig Silverman, The Poynter Institute; Nicole Stockdale, The Dallas Morning News; Bill Walsh, The Washington Post
Social media and plagiarism: What’s fair use and what’s theft? presenters Stacy Woelfel, RTDNA ethics chair; Bill Hickman, University of Central Oklahoma
4-5:30 p.m.: Breakout sessions
Attribution and aggregation, presenter Steve Buttry, digital transformation editor for Digital First Media
Creating a culture of originality, presenter Kelly McBride, The Poynter Institute
Jimmy’s World — (requires advance sign up), presenter Bill Connolly, retired from The New York Times
The summit is organized by the American Copy Editors Society in conjunction with the Associated Press Media Editors, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Online News Association, the American Society of News Editors, the Canadian Association of Journalists, the Radio-Television Digital News Association and Local Independent Online News Publishers.