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Cronkite Global Conversations

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Avoiding Stereotypes in Media Coverage Around the World

How the media can do a better job covering diverse cultures and communities. Hina Ali, a documentary filmmaker for Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Films in Pakistan, offers an insider’s perspective on living with the war on terror in her backyard. Ivana Braga, a Brazilian social change agent and journalist, discusses the myth of racial democracy in Brazil. Fernando Aguilar, a social communicator from El Salvador, examines the discrimination of local indigenous communities in his home country.

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Room 444
555 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004