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Thursday, August 11 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are College Campuses Too Politically Correct? Or Not Politically Correct Enough?

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From Mizzou to Yale, highly publicized racial tensions on college campuses have placed a spotlight on the role of student journalism and media coverage of those issues. Sometimes, the roles of student journalism and student activism seem to merge. A panel of student journalists and professors will discuss the issues over race and media coverage on college campuses affecting Asian Americans.

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Mei-Ling Hopgood

Associate Professor/Journalist, Medill at Northwestern University
Mei-Ling Hopgood is a freelance journalist and  author of Lucky Girl  and How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm. She has been a recipient of the National Headliner Best in Show, ICIJ Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting and several other investigative... Read More →

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Brooke Barnett

Associate Provost Inclusive Community, Elon University
Brooke Barnett, Ph.D. is a Professor of Communications and Associate Provost for Inclusive Community at Elon University. She has worked as a news director and documentary producer in public television. An active scholar, her most recent edited volume is Intersectionality in Action... Read More →
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Brian Nguyen

Editor, The Tylt
Brian Nguyen is an editor at The Tylt, a new project from Advance Digital's incubator. Before this, he was a photographer and editing resident at the Chicago Tribune.
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Meghan S. Sanders

Associate Dean for Research & Strategic Planning; Douglas L. Manship Endowed Professorship; Director, Media Effects Lab, Louisiana State University
Meghan S. Sanders, Ph.D., is associate dean for Research & Strategic Planning, associate professor and director of the Media Effects Lab atLouisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication.Her work experience includes positions with The Houston Chronicle, WVUE-FOX... Read More →

Thursday August 11, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT