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What's the Role of the Media in a Community Crisis or Controversy? Lessons from Ferguson & Beyond
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Presented in partnership with the Missouri History Museum, join us for a Forum exploring the role of media in today's society, responsible reporting and more.

4/22/2015
When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
8-9:30 a.m.
Where: Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, Missouri  63112
United States
Contact: Yemi Akande-Bartsch
314-622-1250

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Presented in partnership with the Missouri History Museum, join FOCUS St. Louis for a Policy Forum exploring What's the Role of the Media in an Urgent Community Crisis or Controversy?

Lessons from Ferguson and Beyond.


The morning's panelists will include: 

  • Gilbert Bailon, Editor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Jim Kirchherr, Senior Director of Content, The Nine Network
  • Ellen Sherberg, Publisher, St. Louis Business Journal
  • Kenya Vaughn, Online Editor, St. Louis American
  • Margaret Wolf Freivogel, Editor, St. Louis Public Radio/KWMU

 

Topics to be addressed:

  • What has media learned in the aftermath of Ferguson?
  • How to define "media" and the impact of non-mainstream media
  • How does the media reflect the community on which it reports?
  • The role of local vs. national media
  • How can the media be effective communicators in the community?
  • And more

All are welcome for this free event. Online registration is now closed, but you may still register on-site at the event.

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