In just five days, George Daniels will join more than 2,000 attendees at the AEJMC Convention in Denver, Colo. In addition to giving two presentations, participating on a panel discussion on multimedia journalism, Daniels will also travel to Colorado Springs, the home of Focus on the Family.
This week’s controvery involving Shirley Sherrod based on a video posted by Andrew Breitbart, the NAACP says, provided a “teachable moment.” Let’s list 10 lessons that might be a part of that teachable moment.
There’s some ignorance on both sides of the debate over the NAACP’s Tea Party resolution. But, the issue could wind up being the Race-related story of the year.
NPR’s David Folkenflik reports on challenges journalists face in gaining access to cover the Gulf Oil Spill. Including no journalism groups such as SPJ or any of the groups focused on ensuring journalists access to vital information, the news report raises a question of relevance for professional journalism organizations.
National Public Radio and Gospel Today include remembrances of Bishop Walter Hawkins.
After hours of searching, thanks for a journalist colleague, CNN’s Roland Martin includes a link to a mainstream news organization’s reporting of Bishop Walter Hawkins’ passing.The San Jose Mercury News carries an Associated Press wire report that Martin linked to in his Tweet. The A.P. report has a timestamp of 8:29 PDT, which would have been within the last half-hour.
After several area of unconfirmed reports of the death of Bishop Walter Hawkins, moments ago (10 p.m. Central Time), the Web site of his church, Love Center Fellowship, updated with a simple message “We Are Celebrating the Homegoing of Bishop Walter L. Hawkins May 11, 1949- July 11, 2010”
Even though National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has been sending e-mail blasts, and posting materials online for years, it’s NEW video-intensive Web site reflects a forward-looking digital strategy that is a MUST-HAVE for involving a younger generation in the fight for civil rights.
In just 36 hours, the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Conference changed my outlet on what I do and why I do it. As I leave Georgia’s state capital, I needed to document what happened here that has implications for what I do in media and what I do in ministry.
ATLANTA– Imagine the feeling as I turned on the TV here to see a mug shot of what appears to be a dazed Damon Evans on the news. As a two-time University of Georgia graduate (master’s degree in 1999, Ph.D. … Read More