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  • emFractureem and emGrant Parkem
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    Fracture and Grant Park

    Joy-Ann Reid, author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide, and Leonard Pitts, Jr., author of Grant Park, talked about race in America.

  • Discussion on Science Skeptics
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    Science Denial

    Scientists, authors, and journalists examined the phenomenon known as “science denialism.” Topics included the religious and corporate roots of those beliefs. They talked about how to get “science…

  • Police and Race Relations
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    Police and Race Relations

    Journalists, authors, and academics talked about whether the U.S. was becoming a police state, amid continuing controversies about police shootings around the country. “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot:…

  • Panel Discussion on Race and Politics
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    Panel Discussion on Race and Politics

    Ian Haney Lopez, Rick Perlstein, and Leonard Pitts talked about the role of race in U.S. politics. “Race and Politics” was panel discussion at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books, held on…

  • Panel Discussion on Reconstructing the Historical Narrative
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    Panel Discussion on Reconstructing the Historical Narrative

    Panelists talked about the importance of historical narratives and how they affect our understanding of the common narrative. The panelists suggested common historical narratives have marginalized the…

  • Use of Anonymous Sources
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    Use of Anonymous Sources

    A panel of journalists, moderated by Ms. Recio, examined the newsroom debate on using, limiting or forbidding the use of unnamed sources. The panelists concluded that anonymous sources are…

  • 2004 Pulitzer Prize Winners
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    2004 Pulitzer Prize Winners

    Writers, photographers and cartoonists who were awarded a 2004 Pulitzer Prize talked about the techniques and career investment that helped them win that honor. They also talked about the…

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    Miami Herald Special

    This tour of the newspaper’s main building visited the newsroom, the business office, and a meeting where story ideas were discussed. In an interview, Ms. Gutierrez discussed the origin and purpose of ‘El Nuevo…