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    History of African-American Images in the Media

    Emory University African American Studies professor, Nathan McCall talked about the history of negative African-American images and portrayals in the media. Professor McCall’s…

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    News Media Coverage of Racial Issues

    Panelists talked about the treatment of race by the news media and combating stereotypes. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Juan Williams…

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    Federal Communications Commission Issues

    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) members Mignon Clyburn and Robert McDowell spoke on a wide range of issues, including the national broadband plan, freeing up spectrum for smart…

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    Media and Popular Culture

    Panelists talked about media and popular culture. This program was part of an Aspen Institute symposium on the state of race in the United States. 

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    In Depth with Ishmael Reed

    Ishmael Reed talked about his life, work, and career. Topics included the role of the media in American society, race relations past and present, and the impact of the election of…

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    Soledad O'Brien Remarks

    Soledad O’Brien talked about diversity on television. She also talked about her career and experiences in television news. She also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Gerald Boyd's My Life in Black and White

    From the 2010 Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, Virginia, Robin Stone discussed Gerald Boyd’s My Life in Black and White: Race and Power at the "New York Times".

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    Women and Minorities in the Media

    Journalists and academics talked about the representation of women and minorities in the media. Topics included the digital divide, how to increase media presence, and . Following…

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    Book Discussion on Burying Don Imus

    Michael Awkward talked about his book Burying Don Imus: Anatomy of a Scapegoat (University of Minnesota Press; August 20, 2009). An African-American university professor and self-declared…

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    Race, Media and the Obama Presidency

    The Reverend Al Sharpton and Rachel Noerdlinger moderated a panel of journalists who spoke about media coverage of race, particularly during the 2008 presidential election and under the…

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    Q&A with Lynette Clemetson

    Lynette Clemetson talked about The Root, a website of news and commentary about politics, social issues, and the arts geared toward an African-American audience. She also spoke about…

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    Media Coverage of Racial Issues

    A panel discussion was held on the differences in news coverage between non-traditional media and traditional media as blogs, Web aggregators, and talk radio challenge television and…

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    Telecommunications Issues

    Members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) talked about current regulatory issues including diversity on the airwaves, minority ownership, and the future of women in the…

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    Media Ownership Rules

    Commissioner Copps talked about his opposition to the current effort by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Kevin Martin to relax media ownership rules. He responded to a…

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    Minority Media Ownership

    Commissioner Kevin Martin spoke about minority ownership of media outlets, the operation of the Federal Communications Commission, and issues before the FCC involving media ownership and…

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    Media Coverage of Racial Issues

    Journalists spoke about media coverage of minorities and minority issues, as well as minority representation on television, radio and print media. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    Fiscal Year 2008 Public Broadcasting Budget

    Witnesses testified on the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for public broadcasting. Topics included political bias in programming, educational programming, diversity in programming,…

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    Poverty, Inequality and Race

    As part of the “National Media Forum on Poverty, Inequality and Race: 40 Years after the Kerner Commission,” media experts talked about the lack of media coverage of poverty,…

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    Poverty, Inequality and Race

    As part of the “National Media Forum on Poverty, Inequality and Race: 40 Years after the Kerner Commission,” journalists and media experts talked about the lack of media…

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    Poverty, Inequality and Race

    As part of the “National Media Forum on Poverty, Inequality and Race: 40 Years after the Kerner Commission,” journalists and media experts talked about the lack of media…

    134 views
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