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  • Financing Minority Media
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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
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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…

    99 views
  • Media Portrayals of Blacks
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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…

    280 views
  • Response to Hurricane Katrina
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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…

    112 views
  • Media Treatment of AsianAmericans
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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…

    140 views
  • News Review
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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.…

    86 views
  • Arab and American Media Perspectives
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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
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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…

    31 views
  • Perceptions of the United States Abroad Part 1
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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.

    35 views
  • Perceptions of the United States Abroad Part 2
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    Perceptions of the United States Abroad Part 2

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

    39 views
  • Newsroom Diversity
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    Newsroom Diversity

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

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  • emColoring the Newsem
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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…

    130 views
  • Media Portrayals of Asian Americans
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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…

    318 views
  • The Role of Minority Pundits
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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…

    125 views
  • Diversity in Network Television Programming
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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.…

    53 views
  • Minority Ownership and Management in Media
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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…

    76 views
  • Affirmative Action Media Coverage
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    Affirmative Action Media Coverage

    Participants talked about how major media sources cover affirmative action issues. They highlighted the language in several recent stories and took questions from the press.

    58 views
  • US Press Achieving Balanced Coverage
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    U.S. Press: Achieving Balanced Coverage

    The panelists and the audience discussed how the United States press covers the Arab-American community, and how it can ensure that its coverage is balanced in the wake of the Oklahoma City…

    54 views
  • Media Straight Talk About Race
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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.

    39 views
  • Political Correctness and the Media
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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.

    83 views
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