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The Journalism of Reparations

Thu, 2/22 · 4:30 pm5:30 pm · Arthur Lewis Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Rund Abdelfatah, NPR; Michael Fannin, Kansas City Star; Emmanuel Felton, The Washington Post; Channing Joseph, Journalism

For years, news organizations routinely spread racist ideas and avoided reporting on neighborhoods of color. How can journalists now rebuild trust with ignored Black, Brown, and Asian communities?

Rund Abdelfatah, Visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism; correspondent for NPR and co-creator of NPR’s Throughline
Michael Fannin, Former president and editor, Kansas City Star
Emmanuel Felton, reporter, Washington Post

Moderator: Channing Joseph, Ferris Professor of Journalism; contributor to The Nation; scholar of Black queer history


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