Open Source Software and Journalism: Field Notes from a Global Perspective

Note: Presentation times are in Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 5:10 pm5:40 pm

Harlo Holmes, Freedom of the Press Foundation

Abstract: 

Drawing from the past five years working with public interest and investigative journalists, Harlo Holmes will share a variety of field notes she has gathered regarding the particular challenges journalists face using open source technologies on the job; including the complexities that have arisen before, during, and after COVID-19 lockdown across the globe.

Harlo Holmes, Freedom of the Press Foundation

Harlo Holmes is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Director of Digital Security at Freedom of the Press Foundation. She strives to help individual journalists in various media organizations become confident and effective in securing their communications within their newsrooms, with their sources, and with the public at large. She is a media scholar, software programmer, and activist; and was a regular contributor to the open source mobile security collective The Guardian Project.

BibTeX
@conference {285633,
author = {Harlo Holmes},
title = {Open Source Software and Journalism: Field Notes from a Global Perspective},
year = {2023},
address = {Santa Clara, CA},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = jan,
}