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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.


Moderators
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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 and enterprise journalism awards. She is an associate professor at the Medill School of Journalism, Media and Integrated Marketing Communications at... Read More →

Speakers
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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 A Guide for Faculty and Campus Leaders for Creating Inclusive Classrooms and Institutions.
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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 Sanders

Associate Dean for Research & Strategic Planning; Douglas L. Manship Endowed Professorship; Director, Media Effects Lab, LSU Manship School of Mass Communication
Meghan S. Sanders, Ph.D., is associate dean for Research & Strategic Planning, associate professor and director of the Media Effects Lab at | Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication.Her work experience includes positions with The Houston Chronicle, WVUE-FOX 8 in New Orleans, and KATC-TV3 in Lafayette, LA. She received a Master of Arts in Mass Communication degree from Penn State University and a Bachelors of Arts... Read More →


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