Diversity in American Media: LGBTQ Stories and Storytellers

When: Thursday, April 25, 2013 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Where: Riggs Alumni Center, Orem Hall A
Event Type(s): Colloquium,Diversity,Special Event

Maryland native and award-winning MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts will deliver the keynote address at a "Diversity in American Media" symposium Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m., in the Samuel L. Riggs IV Alumni Center. The event-"LGBTQ Stories and Storytellers"-is hosted by the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and is designed to engage the University of Maryland and surrounding communities in a dialogue with LGBT journalists from local and national news organizations. Roberts' address will follow a day of panels and a workshop for journalism students. Panel I will take place at 11 a.m. and will cover "LGBTQ Stories," while Panel II is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and will examine "LGBTQ Storytellers and Newsroom Identity." The panels and the keynote address are free and open to the public. For more on the panelists: http://scholars.umd.edu/diam/speakers.

Website: http://scholars.umd.edu/diam/

For more information, contact:
Ben Parks
College Park Scholars
+1 301 314 0176




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