(Un)fractured: Covering Race And Racial Injustice In Our Communities

Live 7 p.m. discussion: May 25 marks the one year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd. Floyd’s death amplified calls for change, including how newsrooms cover protests and race. In this conversation -- the first of several -- we discuss how local media cover race and racial injustice, and what change community members would like to see moving forward. 

Our guests are:

  • Peter Hirschfeld, reporter at VPR
  • Mia Schultz, president of the Rutland Area Branch NAACP and catalyst coordinator for Rights and Democracy Vermont
  • Steffen Gillom, presidents of the Windham Area Branch NAACP and executive director of Bright Leadership Institute
  • Meaghan Meachem, associate professor and department chair for Broadcast and Digital Journalism at Northern Vermont University

Broadcast live on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 7 p.m.

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