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Saturday, August 13 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Covering Minority Communities — and the Burdens and Opportunities that Come with It

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A panel of journalists covering race issues and minority communities — often in white-dominated newsrooms for mostly white audiences — discuss the responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities of their roles. The speakers will share lessons about the burdens of representation, the politics of cross-newsroom collaboration, and how to engage audiences that have traditionally felt ignored by establishment media brands.

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Frank Shyong

Reporter, Los Angeles Times
I write about Asian communities in Los Angeles for the LA Times.

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Kat Chow

Reporter, NPR's Code Switch
Kat Chow is a reporter with NPR and a founding member of the Code Switch team._x000D_ _x000D_ She's reported on what defines Native American identity, gentrification in New York City's Chinatown, and the aftermath of a violent hate crime. Her cultural criticism has led her on explorations... Read More →
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Victoria Kim

Reporter, Los Angeles Times
Victoria Kim covers Koreatown, the Korean community and central Los Angeles for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she was a legal affairs reporter covering state and federal courts, writing about a diverse array of topics including the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal, police... Read More →
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Wesley Lowery

Political Reporter, Washington Post
Wesley Lowery is national reporter who covers law enforcement, justice, race and politics. He previously covered Congress and national politics. Prior to joining the Washington Post in February 2014, he worked as a breaking news and local politics reporter for the Boston Globe, and... Read More →

Saturday August 13, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am PDT