The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.

April 17, 2012

CAABJ Discusses Trayvon, Media & Race

Media watchers are not going to want to miss this month's membership meeting!
We'll be discussing Trayvon Martin, media coverage and race. Special guest James Jackson of Fox 35 WOFL News in Florida will be skyping in to talk about the handling of sensitive national stories like the Trayvon Martin case. Topics will include:
  • Convincing decision-makers that a story warrants more or continued coverage
  • Objectivity and journalists of color
  • The role of digital media in breaking this story
  • And more! Email questions you'd like to pose to .
WHEN: April 28th, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Kickstand Grille, 1101 Central Avenue Charlotte, NC 28204
HOSTED BY: Charlotte Association of Black Journalists

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