Black Twitter and Beyond

Presented at ONA15
September 23, 2015
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Challenging police narratives, questioning how we cover racial issues and the justice system, encouraging a more nuanced view of our culture beyond stereotypes — Black Twitter has prompted journalists to change the face of news coverage. How can we take these lessons to Latino, Muslim and other underreported communities and learn to better engage, report and respond to the needs of people we cover?

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Speakers

Tanzila Ahmed
Co-Host, The #GoodMuslimBadMuslim Podcast
Meredith Clark
Assistant Professor, Mayborn School of Journalism - University of North Texas
Sharis Delgadillo
Co-host of Latino Rebels Radio, LatinoRebels.com

Moderators

Dexter Thomas Jr.
Reporter, Los Angeles Times
Tracie Powell
Founder, The Pivot Fund
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