Fergus is a journalist and news consultant. He is an experienced editor and leading expert in digital newsgathering and the verification of user-generated content. He is also a prominent advocate for higher industry standards relating to the ethical uses of UGC and social media.
Fergus is co-founder of the ONA UGC ethics initiative which in 2016 launched the ONA Social Newsgathering Ethics Code.
- Friday, 2:00 pm - Under the Hood: Epic Projects for Epic Newsrooms
- Friday, 10:00 am - Table Talks: Newsgathering Tools + Techniques
- Friday, 10:00 am - Table Talks: Audience Engagement + Analytics
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