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Nov
09

Contested Spaces: Race, Media, and Journalism

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Jepson Hall, 118
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The Journalism Department invites you to Contested Spaces: Race, Media, and Journalism. A pair of panels will reflect on the 50th anniversary of the Kerner Report, a report that addressed the issue of journalism and the news media and their role in instigating or mitigating civil conflict. 

The second panel, co-sponsored by the Association of Physicians of Pakistani-descent of North America (APPNA), will present journalists and media personalities who are Muslim or writing about Muslims in post-9/11 America.

Join us to assess the evolution of the news media in productive engagement in civil conflict over the decades.

Panelists: 
Wajahat Ali, Contributing Op-ed Writer, The New York Times
Hannah Allam, national reporter for BuzzFeed News
Malika Bilal, Al-Jazeera English
Carmel Delshad - editor and reporter at WAMU, Washington, DC

Moderated by Shahan Mufti, University of Richmond

This event is presented as part of the School of Arts & Sciences themed year programming Contested Spaces: Race, Nation, and Conflict. The event is free and open to the public. 

Contact: Shahan Mufti