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In the spring, more than 140 filmmakers called out PBS for failing its public mission by unfairly favoring white creators, referencing Ken Burns’ 211 hours of programming, including an upcoming documentary on Muhammad Ali.

Join CUNY's Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism for an panel discussion moderated by filmmaker Yoruba Richen, director of the Newmark J-School’s Documentary Program, on the consequences of not giving storytellers of color and diverse backgrounds broader access to media of every kind.

Panelists:
Richard Siklos, entertainment executive, author, journalist
Michéle Stephenson, filmmaker; co-founder, director at Rada Studio
Touré, writer, music journalist, cultural critic, podcaster, and television personality
Jennifer Wilson, writer; director of  Newmark J-school's Arts and Culture Reporting Program.

September 28, 2021
5:00 PM
Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism
Save to Calendar 2021-09-28 17:00:00 2021-09-28 17:00:00 America/New_York CUNY Journalism: Who Gets to Tell Whose Story In the spring, more than 140 filmmakers called out PBS for failing its public mission by unfairly favoring white creators, referencing Ken Burns’ 211 hours of programming, including an upcoming documentary on Muhammad Ali. Join CUNY's Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism for an panel discussion moderated by filmmaker Yoruba Richen, director of the Newmark J-School’s Documentary Program, on the consequences of not giving storytellers of color and diverse backgrounds broader access to media of every kind. Panelists: Richard Siklos, entertainment executive, author, journalist Michéle Stephenson, filmmaker; co-founder, director at Rada Studio Touré, writer, music journalist, cultural critic, podcaster, and television personality Jennifer Wilson, writer; director of  Newmark J-school's Arts and Culture Reporting Program. New York Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism
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