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Media 2070 to Host Black in the Newsroom Town Hall

Advocates Will Come Together to Create New Possibilities for Black Journalists.


Media 2070, an advocacy project committed to realizing media reparations, is hosting a national Town Hall to collaborate on new ways to combat anti-Blackness in newsrooms. Attendees will include professors, journalists, and community members from across the nation who hosted screenings of the award-winning Black in the Newsroom documentary participated in panels, and expressed interest in Media 2070’s work.


“I’m elated and honored to continue working with allies to raise awareness about media reparations and further this movement together,” said Collette Watson, director of the Media 2070 project. "This event will be a space to meet one another virtually and discuss innovative ways to develop a media system that no longer harms Black lives. As numerous screenings of our documentary film Black in the Newsroom have been held in cities across the nation over the last year, we’re proud to have formed so many partnerships in our fight for an equitable media system.”


The Town Hall will take place Wednesday, Mar. 29, at 5:30 p.m. EST. Anyone interested in attending the occasion must register here. The confidential livestream link will only be issued to attendees and will be sent before the event date.


For more information about Media 2070, visit https://mediareparations.org/.




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