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Media Coverage of Prop 8 & its Aftermath
Date Wednesday April 15
Time 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
Club Office, Common Wealth Club
595 Market Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorLaurie Wagner
Journalists discuss the role of the media in the fight over Prop. 8 and its contentious aftermath

Rex Wockner, Gay Journalist and Blogger
Cynthia Laird, News Director, Bay Area Reporter
Cathy Brooks, Equality Camp, Founder - Other Than That Consulting
Sandip Roy, Host, "New America Now." KALW; Commentator, "Morning Edition," NPR
Scott Shafer, Host, "The California Report," KQED - Moderator

A power-packed group of media insiders will look at coverage of Proposition 8 and the issues involved before the election and after, when several prominent LGBT journalists found themselves in a mediating role taking leadership to work through tensions between "No on 8" leadership and community organizers. Hear about the role lgbt press and activists played and the lessons learned from an unparalleled group of experts.

Time: 5:30 p.m. wine/networking, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $8 members, $15 non-members
Added to the calendar on Friday Mar 27th, 2009 12:42 AM
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