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Race, Racism, and the News: Lessons for journalism from Charlottesville
Monday, September 18
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Please join us for a discussion about how journalists cover race and racism in American communities. Hosted by Kyle Pope, editor and publisher of CJR, and Brendan Fitzgerald, director of CJR’s United States Project. 

Race, Racism, and the News
Lessons for journalism from Charlottesville
Monday, September 18
6–7pm Panel discussion
7–8pm Reception

The Haven
112 W. Market Street
Charlottesville, VA

Racialized violence recently put Charlottesville in national headlines. But the story of racial inequality and tension in Charlottesville—as in many American cities—is older, more complex, and largely untold.

Panelists include
Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate
Siva Vaidhyanathan, Director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at UVA
Jenna Wortham, staff writer at The New York Times Magazine
Jordy Yager, freelance journalist and winner of Association of Alternative Newsmedia’s 2017 award for race reporting

Sponsored by
Columbia Journalism Review, the Center for Media and Citizenship, C-VILLE Weekly, and Charlottesville Tomorrow

More info on this and other CJR special events at


The Haven at First and Market
112 West Market St
Charlottesville VA, 22902
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