Legal Panel: Leaks and Secrets

  • Thursday – 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Oak Alley - 4th Floor | Sheraton
  • #ONA19Law

Breaking the next Pentagon Papers is the career-making, public interest journalism of reporters' dreams. But how to actually do it? The ONA19 Legal Panel brings together a team of experienced media lawyers to cover the ins and outs of handling leaked documents while avoiding legal pitfalls.

This session is designed for:

  • Newsrooms that need tips and tools for evaluating legal risks before publishing
  • Anyone trying to grasp the legal and ethical ramifications of handling leaked documents
  • Journalists seeking guidance on their current work with leaks and secrets


Alison Schary

Kate Bolger - Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine

Victoria Baranetsky

Meg Marco - Senior Editor, ProPublica
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