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SPJ/LA Will Examine News Organizations in Communities of Color – Nov. 17

November 4, 2011 SPJ Events No Comments

The Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will host an event on Nov. 17 in Leimert Park to examine the role of hyperlocal news organizations in communities of color. The discussion will focus on how online publications cover these communities and the unique challenges that they face.

Our panelists will include:

Daniela Gerson, managing editor of the Alhambra Source

– Eddie North-Hager, founder, Leimert Park Beat

– Jessica Perez, creator of Mis Neighbors

– Adolfo Flores, reporter for the Pasadena Sun, will moderate.

WHAT:           SPJ/LA’s panel discussion on the role of hyperlocal news organizations in communities of color.

WHERE:         Eso Won Bookstore, 4331 Degnan Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.
For directions, or further information, please visit www.esowonbookstore.com, or call (323) 290-1048.

WHEN:           Thursday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

COST:             Free of charge.

RSVP:             Seating is limited. Email SPJLosAngeles@gmail.com or call the SPJ/LA hotline at (323) 259-3350.

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