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David J. Steinberg Seminar: Reporting on Race in America
Apr 7, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The 2016 David J. Steinberg Seminar features a panel discussion with – Nokole Hannah-Jones, New York Times, winner of the 2015 George Polk Award for Radio Reporting on the white resistance to school immigration in the district bordering Ferguson, Missouri; Jamie Kalven, Invisible Institute, winner of the 2015 George Polk Award for Local Reporting on the shooting death of Laquan McDonald in Chicago; Wesley Lowery, member of the Washington Post’s team which received the 2015 George Polk Award for National Reporting on a comprehensive study of killings by police officers.
The David J. Steinberg Seminar will be moderated by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, award-winning journalist and former PBS News Hour correspondent.
The George Polk Awards was established by Long Island University in 1949 to commemorate George Polk, a CBS correspondent murdered the year before while covering the Greek civil war. For more information and a complete list of 2015 George Polk Award winners, visit – www.liu.edu/polk
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