The Ewing Lecture on Ethics in Journalism is an annual lecture made possible by James D. Ewing, who served as co-owner and publisher of The Keene Sentinel in New Hampshire and co-founded the International Center for Journalists.
2012-2013: Steve Coll
Steve Coll, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, President, New America Foundation
Topic: Investigating Big Oil: Spin, Ethics and Corporate Responsibility in an Age of Multinationals (Title links to video recording of the talk.)
October 9, 2012
2011-2012: Lea Thompson
Lea Thompson, former investigative reporter for Dateline NBC
Topic: Investigative Journalism and Media Ethics
2010-2011: Jane Mayer
Jane Mayer, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, The New Yorker.
2009-2010: Dana Priest
Dana Priest, Pulitzer Prize-winning Investigative Reporter and Author.
2008-2009: John S. Carroll
John S. Carroll, former Editor of the Los Angeles Times.
Topic: Ten Toxic Notions: Journalism’s Perilous Voyage into the Digital Future.
2007-2008: Stephen W. Smith
Stephen W. Smith , former Africa editor and deputy foreign editor of Le Monde, and Visiting Professor of African Studies, Cultural Anthropology and Public Policy at Duke University.
Topic: “‘Terrible is the Temptation of the Good’: Ethical Paradoxes in Africa.” Transcript.
2006-2007: Andrea Mitchell
Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent for NBC News.
Topic: “A Conversation on Media Ethics,” with William Raspberry, Knight Professor of the Practice of Journalism, DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy; and Judy Woodruff, Visiting Lecturer, DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy, Duke University.
2005-2006: David Gergen
David Gergen, JFK School of Government and editor-at-large for US News & World Report.
2004-2005: Jason DeParle, New York Times
2002-2003: Rick Kaplan, President of MSNBC, former President of CNN and Vice President for ABC News
2001-2002: Jamie Shea, Director of Press and Information for NATO
2000-2001: Seymour Hersh, Author and Journalist
1999-2000: Judy Woodruff, CNN
1998-1999: David Halberstam, Author and Journalist
1997-1998: Marvin Kalb, Harvard University
1996-1997: Bob Woodward, The Washington Post
1995-1996: William Raspberry, The Washington Post
1994-1995: Fall: Tom Brokaw, NBC News;
1994-1995: Spring: Rushworth M. Kidder, Institute for Global Ethics
1993-1994: Eugene Patterson, Editor Emeritus of St. Petersburg Times