Journalism and the Media – Keeping the Spotlight on Gender and Racial Representation

29 Jan 2018
13:45 – 14:45
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Conference Center

Journalism and the Media – Keeping the Spotlight on Gender and Racial Representation

The Fourth Estate faces intense scrutiny amid heightened political tensions, vigilance over “fake news” and the proliferation of unofficial news creators from the general public, politicians and celebrities. As priorities collide, how can journalists act in the public interest to expose gender and racial injustices, and how have public perceptions about the media affected practitioners and organizations? What are the challenges faced by minority journalists working for mainstream media outlets?

            

Moderator: Richard Lui

Possible speakers:

Ramy Inocencio, Tanzina Vega, Derek Dingle