Date: Thursday, 30 July 2020
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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The average American spends around 12 hours a day scrolling, listening to, watching, or reading various forms of media. The consumption of this media subconsciously shapes our biases, prejudices, and worldview. Increasingly, our news has become more polarized, shaping an American culture which understands multiple versions of the truth - guiding us to think, interact, and engage very differently. Seattle witnessed this first-hand when national media descended on the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP/CHAZ) and painted a picture that was often very different from what businesses and community members on the ground were experiencing.

During this episode of Keeping It Real, The Fight Against Fake News, we'll crack the surface of this complex and troubling media landscape, how these practices can reinforce racism and xenophobia, and how we can confront our own biases when it comes to the media we consume.

OUR PANELISTS:
Victor Hernandez, Executive Editor at Crosscut & KCTS 9
Carolyn Nielsen, Professor of Journalism at Western Washington University and author of Reporting on Race in a Digital Era

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Are you ready to discuss the ups, the downs, the personal, and the logistical of navigating work, home, and this thing called life? Join GSBA and host Lindsey T. H. Jackson, as they get real each week to help individual leaders and organizations speak up, speak out, and move closer to reaching their full potential.

Photo Shoot- LTHJ & PWF.November 16th, 2013.0224 (1)Lindsey T. H. Jackson, a North American based leader in serving humans around the world. LTHJ Global, the umbrella brand for Lindsey T. H. Jackson, empowers people, leaders, and organizations to pursue and achieve their full potential. Authentically leading an empowering entity for personal and organizational wellness, Lindsey T.H. Jackson, at her core, is a creative force in motion. Through one-woman shows, books, live events, film and companies, LTHJ Global is shifting people’s mindsets and actions away from fear and toward our highest human potential. 

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