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Wednesday, March 18 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Race Matters In News Coverage (NAHJ session)

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The news coverage of the police shootings in Ferguson and Staten Island often inflamed already volatile situations across communities in the U.S.

(This session will use both incidents as case studies in analyzing poor and best practices of news coverage and how each affected the public)


Need to identify moderator and 3-4 panelists (not exclusive to the digital platform, but certainly preferred)

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Adrian Carrasquillo

Editor, Latino Coveragend Political Reporter, Buzzfeed
Adrian Carrasquillo is the editor of Latino coverage and a political reporter at BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment company. The idea of Latino coverage at BuzzFeed is to tell important stories on a powerful national platform in an authentic way without segregating the content, which the site has done to great success, growing its Hispanic editorial staff to close to 15 people and its Latino audience in a big way from 2013 to 2014... Read More →

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Gilberto Bailon

Editor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Gilbert Bailon is editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he has worked for seven years. Previously, he was executive editor of The Dallas Morning News and founding publisher and editor of Al Dia, a daily Spanish-language newspaper created by The Dallas Morning News. Bailon is a past president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and Unity Journalists of Color. He recently received... Read More →
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Sarah Hoye

Correspondent, America Tonight
Sarah Hoye is a Correspondent for America Tonight airing weeknights on Al Jazeera America where she covers national assignments and breaking news. Hoye joined Al Jazeera America in 2013. Hoye has covered several prominent national stories for America Tonight, including protests and aftermath in Ferguson, MO., chokehold death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, privatized probation in Birmingham and gun violence in Chicago. Prior to joining the... Read More →
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Richard Edward Jervis

National correspondent , USA Today
Rick Jervis is a national correspondent for USA TODAY, based in Austin, Tex., where he covers breaking news, energy and border issues. He’s covered the recent crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the Southwest border, the Ebola scare in Dallas and the murder trial of the killer of American Sniper Chris Kyle. Rick also recently traveled to Cuba to report on changing relations between Havana and Washington. | | Previously, Rick covered... Read More →

Wednesday March 18, 2015 1:30pm - 2:20pm

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