Kathy Roberts Forde is Professor of Journalism at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is a US journalism historian and co-editor of the award-winning book Journalism and Jim Crow: White Supremacy and the Black Struggle for a New America. She co-edits the book series Journalism & Democracy at UMass Press with Sid Bedingfield.
Panel from Democracy Summit:
The Call is Coming From Inside the House
“I’m talking about why this history matters, why it’s important that people working in the journalism industry understand how the white press in the South – and in other parts of the country, too – built white supremacy into the actual news media system.” -Source
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