Race and the American Media

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday December 1, 2011
      10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Room 108, DM Smith Building
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Contact

Hans Klein
School of Public Policy

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Tech's Internet & Public Policy Project (IP3) hosts author and advocate Joseph Torres

Full Summary: Georgia Tech's Internet & Public Policy Project (IP3) welcomes Joseph Torres, co-author of News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media, and senior advisor for government and external affairs at Free Press.

Georgia Tech's Internet & Public Policy Project (IP3) welcomes Joseph Torres, co-author of News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media, and senior advisor for government and external affairs at Free Press.

About the Speaker:
Joseph Torres advocates in Washington to ensure that our nations media and telecommunications policies serve the public interest. He also works to build new coalitions to broaden the base of the media reform movement. His book News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media, examines the history of people of color in the mass media.

Joseph also serves on the board of directors of the Center for Media Justice and the National Association of Latino Independent Producers. Before joining Free Press, Joseph worked as deputy director of communications and media policy at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was a journalist for several years.

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Groups

General, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Public Policy

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No audiences were selected.
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
equality, ethnicity, IP3, Media, public policy, race
Status
  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Nov 28, 2011 - 9:31am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:56pm