Race and the Media
The forum focused on the representation of minorities on television, both in entertainment and news coverage. The panelists said that… read more
The forum focused on the representation of minorities on television, both in entertainment and news coverage. The panelists said that disenfranchisement was still occurring in America but it was not covered in the mainstream media outlets. Students talked about themselves and asked questions and made comments to the panel.
Dr. Paul Waldman wrote several books about the media and politics.
Mr. Robert Woodson worked to empower neighborhood based organizations and worked on the Homeland Security Adviser Council.
Frank Bond moderated. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Woodson, Robert "Bob" L, Sr. Founder and President Center for Neighborhood Enterprise
Media Coverage of the Civil Rights Movement
Veteran journalists talked in detail about their experiences in the South during the civil rights movement. Topics…
The African-American Press
Participants talked about the history of the African American press and its impact on today’s media…
Daniel Pink was the chief speech writer for Vice President Al Gore. He had also written several articles and a…
Francis Fukuyama discussed the impact of globalization with high school students on "Close Up at the Newseum". Topics…