Journalism Beyond Objectivity With Lewis Raven Wallace and Carla Murphy
Please join us for a virtual presentation led by Lewis Raven Wallace, an independent journalist, and Carla Murphy, a social justice journalist and editorial consultant, and together they host the podcast The View from Somewhere, A Podcast about Journalism with a Purpose.
Lewis and Carla will give a presentation based on their book and podcast, and share models for rigorous and values-based journalism. The event will include small group discussion. This Zoom event is open to MU students, staff, faculty and the public.
Please register in advance for this meeting: https://umsystem.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrcuGsqDwoHNXAFUllhz_g9JRfn5BZNrgM
The talk is sponsored by ONA Mizzou.
A little more about Lewis and Carla:
- Lewis Raven Wallace is a co-director and co-founder of Press On, a Southern movement journalism collective. He previously worked for public radio’s Marketplace and at other public radio outlets. He has written the book The View from Somewhere about the history of journalistic “objectivity” and how it has been used to uphold the status quo and exclude voices from oppressed communities. He’s white, transgender, and goes by he, they or ze, and is based in North Carolina.
- Carla is a 2020-2021 visiting fellow in Boston College’s journalism program teaching about 'class' and economic inequality, and currently consults with Democracy Fund. She is also vice president of JAWS, the Journalism & Women Symposium, and in August, she published Leavers, a survey of 101 journalists of color who left the industry. Her work has appeared in national and community outlets.
Wednesday, February 24 at 7:00pm