Los Angeles

Black Twitter and Beyond

  • Thursday - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Los Angeles Room
  • #ONA15beyond

Challenging police narratives, questioning how we cover racial issues and the justice system, encouraging a more nuanced view of our culture beyond stereotypes -- Black Twitter has prompted journalists to change the face of news coverage. How can we take these lessons to Latino, Muslim and other underreported communities and learn to better engage, report and respond to the needs of people we cover? [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/227504625" params="color=ff9900&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]

— This session will have live video

— This session will have recorded audio


Tanzila Ahmed - Co-Host, The #GoodMuslimBadMuslim Podcast
tazzystar | http://www.goodmuslimbadmuslim.com

Meredith Clark - Assistant Professor, Mayborn School of Journalism - University of North Texas
meredithclark | http://www.meredithdclark.com

Sharis Delgadillo - Co-host of Latino Rebels Radio, LatinoRebels.com
laxaris | http://www.youtube.com/sdelgadillo101


Dexter Thomas Jr. - Reporter, Los Angeles Times
dexdigi | http://whatupdex.com

Tracie Powell - Founder, ALL DIGITOCRACY
TMPowell | http://alldigitocracy.org/