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    Financing Minority Media

    Members of the Federal Communications Commission talked about minority ownership of media outlets. Among the issues they raised were establishing programs and goals for minority…

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    Race and the Media

    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…

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    Media Portrayals of Blacks

    Al Sharpton was joined by a panel of journalists to discuss “Are Blacks Projected Fairly in the Media.” They discussed whether or not the media fairly portrays African Americans in its news…

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    Response to Hurricane Katrina

    Black leaders spoke to reporters about the urgency to stabilize, repair, and rebuild areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. They criticized the media’s change of focus to looting and vandalism rather…

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    Media Treatment of Asian-Americans

    The Asian American Journalists Association held a town hall meeting at their 2005 17th Annual National Convention entitled “Presumed Guilty?” The panel, coordinated by author Helen Zia and…

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    News Review

    Mr. Robinson spoke about the media coverage of the disappearance of Natalee Holloway, who disappeared on May 30, 2005 during a post-graduation trip to Aruba. He said that the coverage has been excessive. Mr.…

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    Arab and American Media Perspectives

    The guests talked with host John Milewski about the differences between Arab and U.S. media perspectives. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Diversity in the Media

    Mr. Moonves talked about media issues, focusing on diversity in television. Among the other topics discussed were the future of network broadcast news, recent deregulation of broadcast…

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    Perceptions of the United States Abroad Part 1

    After her presentation the director general answered questions from members of the audience.

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    Perceptions of the United States Abroad Part 2

    After their presentations the panelists answered questions from members of the audience.

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    Newsroom Diversity

    The guests discussed ethnic diversity in the newsroom. They answered questions from the audience.

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    Coloring the News

    Mr. McGowan talked about his book, Coloring the News: How Crusading for Diversity Has Corrupted American Journalism, published by Encounter Books. He said that multicultural journalism has been…

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    Media Portrayals of Asian Americans

    Journalists and Asian American leaders spoke about the way Asians were portrayed in the media. Among the issues they addressed were the amount of coverage, stereotypes portrayed by various…

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    The Role of Minority Pundits

    In a forum titled, “Race and Gender in the Newsroom: A Different Voice,” minority news columnists and pundits addressed issues such as whether they feel free to speak their minds and…

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    Diversity in Network Television Programming

    Participants discussed the lack of minority representation in network television programming. They focused on the recent fall network schedule that includes few minority main characters.…

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    Minority Ownership and Management in Media

    Participants discussed the lack of racial diversity in the management and ownership of media organizations. They focused on how some advertisers discriminate against minority based stations…

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    Affirmative Action Media Coverage

    The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS hosted a news conference to discuss how major media sources cover Affirmative Action Media Coverage. They highlighted the language in several…

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    U.S. Press: Achieving Balanced Coverage

    American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and members of the media met to speak about how the United States press covers the Arab-American community and how it can ensure that its…

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    Media Straight Talk About Race

    Writers discussed the reporting of racial issues, whether there is more personal bias involved, and whether the media are inciting or informing when covering racial issues. The writers on…

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    Political Correctness and the Media

    Minority journalists held a series of sessions focusing on a wide range of issues concerning minorities in the newsroom.

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