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Saturday, June 16 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Roundtable: Objectivity, Intimacy & Integrity

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How can journalism cut through the incessant clickbait and removal of our current media environment to tell stories that are intimate and true? Conventional objectivity asks journalists to pretend that we aren`t in relationship with our subjects. This roundtable discussion will explore other models for journalistic integrity. We`ll bust through the myth of objectivity to explore how storytellers connect with our subjects--and how connection can help us tell stories that matter.

Presenters
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Sarah Alvarez

Outlier Media
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Jade Begay

Indigenous Rising
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Tina Vasquez

Rewire.News
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Lewis Wallace

Scalawag Magazine
Lewis Wallace is an independent journalist and an editor at Scalawag Magazine. He previously worked in public radio, and he is a long-time agitator around prison issues and queer and trans liberation. Lewis's journalism focuses on the voices of people who are geographically, economically... Read More →
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Ayana Young

Ayana is a lover and protector of wild nature. She was studying Ecology at Columbia University when the Occupy Wall Street movement began. Amid the burgeoning resistance in Zuccotti Park, she co-created the Environmental Working Group to help orient the movement to the realities of a suffering planet. From there she moved West to her beloved Cascadian bioregion, starting an organic farm and wild foods cartel on an Oregon mountaintop. In Portland, she had the fortune of learning from the herbalist Cascade Anderson Geller before her passing. Ayana is currently studying Restoration of Natural Systems in Victoria, BC, and creating an ecological research center and native species nursery in the Southern tip of the Cascadian bioregion. Along with the restoration of damaged landscapes, Ayana is committed to protecting intact ecosystems. In the summer of 2016 she lead a delegation of women to the Tongass National Forest in SE Alaska to spend time with the forest and learn from the local people to collaborate on a str, For the Wild
Ayana is a lover and protector of wild nature. She was studying Ecology at Columbia University when the Occupy Wall Street movement began. Amid the burgeoning resistance in Zuccotti Park, she co-created the Environmental Working Group to help orient the movement to the realities of... Read More →


Saturday June 16, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm
MCGREGOR: Room B

Attendees (145)