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#JournalismSoWhite – Dismantling Racism: A Forum for Southeast Seattle


Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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The April installation of Crosscut's forum series will be a panel discussion on the state of journalism today, and the unique challenges faced by journalists of color in the industry. Presented in partnership with the Society of Professional Journalists of Western Washington.
Panelists include:
Tyrone Beason – Staff Reporter at Pacific NW Magazine
Venice Buhain – News Editor at Seattle Globalist
Yessenia Funes – Editor at YES magazine
Jerry Large – Columnist at the Seattle Times
Christina Twu – Editor at Seattle Globalist
Athima Chansanchai – Feature writer at Microsoft News Center
Marcus Green – Editor at South Seattle Emerald
Knute Berger – Columnist at Crosscut News
Sonya Green – News & Public Affairs Director at KBCS
The moderated discussion will be followed by a community forum with participation encouraged from everyone in attendance.
“Dismantling Racism: a community forum for Southeast Seattle” is a monthly event co-sponsored by Rainier Valley Historical Society, SouthEast Seattle Effective Development (SEED), and South Seattle Emerald. Crosscut is a media sponsor of this event.
Anyone with any interest in the topic is invited to attend. The event is FREE to the public, but we appreciate you letting us know that you will be there.

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