Conference Schedule


Friday, March 21
Noon - 2 pm
Arrival at the Founders Inn & Conference Center in Virginia Beach

Founders Inn & Spa
Building 14


1:00 - 5:00 pm
On-Site Registration

Robertson Hall Lobby
Building 1

1:15 pm

Tour of CBN (Free)

Meet Margaret Kidd at Tour Ticket Desk in Lobby


CBN Headquarters
Building 11


2:00 - 3:15 pm

Workshop - Data Mining, Internet Search Strategies and Interviewing Sources
Manny Garcia
Dr. Markus Pfeiffer
Kevin Mooney
Rob Allman - Moderator


Building 1
3:30 - 4:20 pm

Panel Session I: The Public's Right to Know
Kevin Mooney
Ginger Stanley
Manny Garcia
Rob Allman
Pat Kane
Denis Finley - Moderator



Building 1

4:30 - 5:20 pm

Panel Session II: Analyzing Ethical Dilemmas
Dr. Mitch Land
Dr. Clifford Christians
Dr. Mark Fackler
James Wallis Jr.
Dr. William Brown - Moderator


Building 1
5:30 - 7:15 pm

Dinner on Your Own


7:30 - 8:30 pm

Plenary Session I: Ethical Imperative in the 21st Century
Dr. Cliff Christians: Keynote Address - "The Ethics of Truth and
the Crisis of Modernity."

Moot Courtroom

Building 1

Saturday, March 22
7:30 - 10:00 am
On-Site Registration

Robertson Hall Lobby
Building 1


7:00 - 8:20 am
Breakfast on Your Own
8:30 - 9:50 am
Panel Session III: Individual Paper Presentations
Dr. Ionut Popescu - Moderator
Paper Topics
  1. "Equipping Student Journalists with Tools to Identify Ethical Dilemmas" Dr. Laurie S. Miller, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  2. "When Ethical standards are breached: the British Phone-hacking scandal" Andrew Quicke, Regent University
  3. "Beyond Objectivity: Toward the Coherence of Three Perspectives in Journalistic Ethics" Gailon Totheroh, Regent University
  4. "Suddenly! The Change to Non-utilitarian Ethics in Media Imaging" Dr. Connie Eigenmann, Fort Hays State University
  5. "The Intersection Model of the Student Press at Faith-Base Universities with Special Attention to Campbell University" Michael Ray Smith, Pete Kenny and J. Dean Farmer, Campbell University
  6. "What do we need to lead an Ethical Life?" Steven Carl, Regent University
  7. "How should the Media Cover the Olympics? Lessons from Sochi" Mary Manjikian, Regent University

Building 1

10:00 am - 12:15 pm

Plenary Session II: Topic: National Security vs. Right to Privacy
Gen. Dick Abel
Adm. Larry Baucom
Pat Kane
Adm. Bill McCarthy
Dr. Paul Bonicelli- Moderator

Building 1
12:30 - 2:00 pm

Plenary Session III & Lunch
Cheryl Tan - Mistress of Ceremonies
Colson Award Presentation
Manny Garcia: Keynote Address

Library Gallery
Building 2
2:00 - 2:15 pm
Close of Conference