Katherina Yancy, News Reporter CH 7 KATV, Little Rock, Arkansas
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LITTLE ROCK, AR - Race and the Arkansas media was the focus of the 9th Annual Conference on Racial Attitudes in Pulaski County on Thursday, March 15, presented by the UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity, in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Building.
This year's conference, "Arkansas Media, Race and Ethnicity: Accountability, Responsibility, and Opportunity," included a media panel discussion where professionals in media talked about news reporting as it relates to racial and ethnic issues in Arkansas.
Featured panelists included Frank Fellone of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Malcolm Glover of KUAR public radio, Rafael Nunez of the Arkansas Times and Katherina Yancy of KATV Channel 7 news,
The conference was followed by a lunch and round table discussions that will help institute staff and associates develop strategies to address issues related to race and ethnic relations and the media, as well as share opportunities for growth toward justice for all the people of Arkansas.
For additional information, visit ualr.edu/race-ethnicity
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