Thank you to those UNITY convention participants who attended our panel today on unconscious bias and media coverage featuring panelists Carole Simpson, Eva Paterson, Jack Dovidio and Roosevelt Thomas. Please post comments here with your feedback on the panel, any questions and other thoughts. Here's some additional reading on the topic if you'd like to … Continue reading Learn More, Discuss Panel on Unconscious Bias and Media Coverage
Sen. Barack Obama will speak tomorrow, Sunday, July 27 to attendees of UNITY '08, here for the quadrennial convention of UNITY Journalists of Color, Inc. Obama's speech will be the final event of a five-day conference that attracted nearly 7,000 journalists from across the country and will be televised live at 11 a.m. (CDT) from … Continue reading Panelists Announced for Obama Speech at UNITY
Below are some of the articles, blog posts about or mentioning UNITY (not in any chronological order). I'll keep updating this thread whenever I have net access. The official convention news site (with RSS feed): unitynews.org Jeff Winbush, thedailyvoice.com: "Blogging from the Unity Convention" and on his own site Leila Noelliste, ChicagoDefender.com: "Minority journalists gather … Continue reading Who’s Blogging ’bout UNITY?
A great free service from MoFuse allows you to take the RSS of a site and create a slimmed down version for your mobile device. iPhone users see a customized version on their Safari browsers. Here's the mobile version of the UNITY News site (you need to enter the URL into your mobile browser): http://unity08.mofuse.mobi
EJS President Eva Paterson joins a distinguished panel of speakers on a panel during the UNITY '08 Convention, the nation's largest gathering of journalists of color, taking place July 23-27 in Chicago. Nearly 10,000 journalists and media executives will meet to discuss timely issues affecting journalism and the media industry. Uncovering Unconscious Bias to Improve … Continue reading Eva Paterson at UNITY Journalists of Color: Panel on Unconscious Bias and Media Coverage