Poverty, Inequality and Race

As part of the “National Media Forum on Poverty, Inequality and Race: 40 Years after the Kerner Commission,” journalists and… read more

As part of the “National Media Forum on Poverty, Inequality and Race: 40 Years after the Kerner Commission,” journalists and others talked about topics such as lack of media coverage of race and class; coverage of poverty, inequality, and race by reporters with no real-life experience of these; urban violence; diversity in media news rooms; and coverage of the Hurricane Katrina aftermath. After their presentations the participants questioned each other and responded to audience members' questions.

The Milton Eisenhower Foundation is the private sector continuation of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (the Kerner Riot Commission) and the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence (the National Violence Commission). close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
195797-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 13, 2006
Last Aired:
Dec 18, 2006

Airing Details

  • Dec 13, 2006 | 9:38pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 14, 2006 | 4:25pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2006 | 12:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2006 | 10:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2006 | 8:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
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