The 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 Oprah.com 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 Bliss, One Flight Upand Always Wear Joy) @susanfaleshill
- Kyle Harvey, music and technology editor with The Grio @harveywins
- Warrington Hudlin, veteran producer of motion pictures (House Party, Boomerang, and Bebe’s Kids), television, and online media @dvrepublic
- Trymaine Lee, Pulitzer Prize-winner and national reporter at MSNBC; formerly ofThe Huffington Post, The New York Times and Times-Picayune @trymainelee