KQED World | KQED, NPR San Francisco, CA

Carla Marinucci, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Scott Shafer, Host - California Report, KQED Public Radio; Norman Solomon, Media Critic and delegate to the Democratic convention; and Anthony Advincula, New York Editor, New America Media. This week's Democratic convention in Denver focused on uniting the party after a bitter primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Prime time speeches from both Sen. Clinton and former President Bill Clinton were unwavering in their support of Sen. Obama.The nomination of an African American candidate of a major party was historic. His Thursday night acceptance speech was scheduled in Mile High Stadium in an effort to make his appearance accessible to tens of thousands of supporters.

Investigative Reporters and Editors | 2016 Conference: #Black (Media) Matters

Black Media Matters is a one-hour moderated discussion on the state of Black media, the unique space occupied by Black media, and other hyper-local media outlets whose coverage focuses primarily on issues of social, economic and environmental equality, equity and justice. From Selma in 1965 to #BlackLivesMatter, from Hill v. Thomas to Roe v. Wade, and from Hurricane Katrina to the BP oil spill, this discussion will focus on reporting the issues affecting marginalized communities from the inside

ProPublica’s Documenting Hate Project « 2017 AAN Annual Convention

Documenting Hate is a ProPublica-led project to track hate crimes and bias incidents in the U.S. The project aims to collect and verify reports to create a national database for use by journalists, researchers and civil-rights organizations. Using tips from the database, newsrooms across the country are reporting on hate incidents in their area. In this session, learn how your newsroom can utilize the database as a reporting tool and launching point for stories in your community.

National Writers Union's 8th Annual Conference — NYC: The Writer's Key to Success

Three successful writers share their keys to advancing their craft and reaching new audiences. Panelists: Anthony Advincula will show how to partner with New York's diverse communities - from targeting readers with specific ethnic backgrounds to marketing general interest pieces; Daniel Gallant will describe how the Nuyorican Poets Cafe has created a writing community in the Lower East Side and what that experience can teach individual writers; and Calvin Alexander Ramsey will explain how he transformed himself from an insurance salesman in Atlanta to a Bronx-based playwright whose work has been featured in The New York Times.
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