Fake news, alternative facts, reporter attacks, and puns vs. policy. Has President Donald Trump’s administration changed the way journalists cover government? Are journalists under attack? Can elected officials ice-out the press from public forums?
The Baltimore Association of Black Journalists, Society of Professional Journalists-Maryland Professional Chapter, Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication and Morgan State University Chapter of National Association of Black Journalists are tackling the ever changing press dynamic in the White House.
We are hosting a joint panel discussion entitled, “Journalism in the time of President Trump: Has Trump’s administration changed the way journalists cover government?”
The joint-event will be held February 25, 2017 at Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication.
PLEASE RSVP HERE
- Dr. Jennifer Brannock Cox, President, Society of Professional Journalists- Maryland Professional Chapter and Salisbury University, Assistant Professor of Communication
- Dr. Letrell Crittenden, Robert Morris University (PA), Assistant Professor of Communication
- Awaiting additional RSVPs
LOCATION, DATE & TIME:
Morgan State University School of Global Journalism and Communication
Digital News Room
Saturday February 25, 2017
11:30 AM reception
12 PM – BABJ Meeting
12:30 PM – Discussion: “Journalism in the time of President Trump: Has Trump’s administration changed the way journalists cover government?”
GETTING TO MSU SGJC (Driving Instructions):
Enter the intersection “Perring Pkwy & Hartsdale Rd, Baltimore, MD 21214” for the best driving instructions. The university’s mailing address, 1700 Cold Spring Lane, will get you to the campus but not the exact building. There is ample street parking available on Perring Parkway. Please avoid parking on Hartsdale Rd and other perpendicular residential side streets.
JENNIFER BRANNOCK COX, President, Society of Professional Journalists- Maryland Professional Chapter and Salisbury University, Assistant Professor of Communication
Jennifer Brannock Cox is an assistant professor in the Communication Arts Department at Salisbury University. She earned her bachelor’s degrees from Appalachian State University double majoring in journalism and public relations. She received her master’s degree from the University of Alabama in community journalism and doctorate from the University of Florida in mass communication. Her specialties include multimedia journalism, newsroom culture and social media. Cox worked as a reporter in newsrooms throughout Florida covering multiple beats for print and online publications. She gained multimedia reporting experience as an intern at The Washington Post’s Loudoun Extra. Cox teaches courses in journalism incorporating new and social media techniques alongside traditional media writing skills and theory. She maintains her journalism skills working as a freelance multimedia reporter for local publications.
LETRELL CRITTENDEN, Assistant Professor of Communication, Robert Morris University (PA)
Dr. Letrell Crittenden is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Robert Morris University, and a board member of the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation. He studies and writes on issues related to diversity and inclusion with the media industry, and community journalism. Dr. Crittenden is also a contributor to Very Smart Brothas.