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Saturday, April 18 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Diversity In Media

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How do you go beyond the usual sources to ensure there's diversity in your coverage -- not just of gender, race, sexual orientation, and so on, but also of point of view? You'll learn tips, techniques and strategies to find sources with a broad variety of backgrounds and perspectives so you can give your readers, listeners, or viewers the widest possible lens on the subject matter you're covering.

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avatar for Rose Aguilar

Rose Aguilar

Host, Your Call, KALW
Rose Aguilar began hosting Your Call on KALW in 2006, she also provides a weekly commentary about undercovered activism for KPFK's Uprising, and writes about politics and social issues for Truthout and Al Jazeera English. In 2005, Rose took a six-month road trip through the so-called "red states" to find out why people vote the way they do (or not) and what issues they care about. She wrote a book about her experience called Red Highways: A... Read More →
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Kwan Booth

Digital Content and Community Engagement Manager, Making Contact Radio
Kwan Booth is an award winning journalist, writer and digital strategist. He is the Digital Content and Community Engagement Manager for Making Contact Radio. He cofounded the hyperlocal news site Oakland Local and has consulted and led workshops on digital media, diversity and community reporting for organizations including the Knight Digital Media Center, the Online News Association, The Kapor Center for Social Impact, The National Conference... Read More →
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Pueng Vongs

Journalist and digital editor, Bay Area News Group
Pueng Vongs is a journalist and digital editor who currently works for the Bay Area News Group. She is past national diversity chair for SPJ and has held a number of posts with the local chapter. She frequently trains and advises journalists on diversity and digital media strategies. Previously, Vongs has worked for Yahoo!, Pacific News Service/ New America Media, and CBS.Marketwatch.com. Follow her on Twitter: @PuengVongs.


Saturday April 18, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Hotel Whitcomb (Fisherman's Wharf)

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