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EVENT: Mass Media & the Black Community

FebPanelFlyerThe New York Association of Black Journalists andColumbia University Association of Black Journalists co-present a panel discussion: MASS MEDIA AND THE BLACK COMMUNITY: FRIENDS, ENEMIES, OR FRENEMIES?

This panel discussion will focus on the portrayal of blacks in the media at large–online, in print, on television, in film—and offer a constructive conversation on how we journalists–especially those of color–can better report the facts, and deal with employers who might not see or understand them the way we do.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 6:30 to 8:30 PM
6:30 to 7:00: Networking
7:00 – 8:30: Discussion

WHERE: Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
West 116th Street and Broadway
Toni Stabile Student Center (inside the Pulitzer Building)

MODERATOR: Wendy Wilson, news editor, Essence magazine


  • Yvonne Durant, advertising copywriter, essayist, and etiquette blogger whose work has appeared on and The Huffington Post @yvonnedurant
  • Susan Fales-Hill, award-winning television writer and producer (The Cosby Show,Suddenly Susan, and A Different World) and author (Imperfect BlissOne Flight Upand Always Wear Joy) @susanfaleshill
  • Kyle Harvey, music and technology editor with The Grio @harveywins
  • Warrington Hudlin, veteran producer of motion pictures (House PartyBoomerang, and Bebe’s Kids), television, and online media @dvrepublic
  • Trymaine Lee, Pulitzer Prize-winner and national reporter at MSNBC; formerly ofThe Huffington PostThe New York Times and Times-Picayune @trymainelee


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