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    Creative Loafing

    Cover story in Creative Loafing about Race-Baiter

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    Entertainment Weekly

    Entertainment Weekly Review

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    Dallas Morning News

    Talk with the Dallas Morning News about Race-Baiter

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    New York Times

    Essay for The New York Times on reality TV

Upcoming Events

January 27, 2021
  • Eric hosts NABJ panel on My Father the Mover

    January 27, 2021  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Mthuthuzeli Stoan Galela is a self taught/trained dancer from Cape Town in Gugulethu. He's more than a dancer; he's a Mover. Using African electronic "Gqom" dance, The Mover helps kids in the township of Khayelitsha to transcend the grips of poverty and abuse and find their superpowers. MTV has created a short documentary about his work; Eric will interview The Mover and director Julia Jansch in a viral panel sponsored by the National Association of Black Journalists

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January 29, 2021
  • Eric moderates panel with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick for virtual Realscreen Summit

    January 29, 2021  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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February 3, 2021
  • Eric appears on panel: Journalism, the Election and the Transition - What Did the Media Get Right and Wrong?

    February 3, 2021  4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

    Panel features Eric, former CNN and NBC anchor Soledad O'Brien and Jon Alsop from the Columbia Journalism Review. Moderated by former Reuters editor Betty Wong. Convened by Baruch College. Link to register:

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February 4, 2021
February 11, 2021
  • Eric appears at Eastern Kentucky University's Chautauqua Lecture Series

    February 11, 2021  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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February 22, 2021
  • Eric speaks at Clarion University in Pennsylvania

    February 22, 2021  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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March 23, 2021
  • Eric speaks at University of Oklahoma - The Tulsa Massacre and TV: How Depictions of America’s Worst Lynching is Changing Pop Culture

    March 23, 2021  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Video Vault

WEDU PBS Tampa: Confronting Systemic Racism

Eric interviews producers of ESPN's The Last Dance

MSNBC with Katy Tur and Charlie Sykes talking about the difference between gaffes made by Roseanne Barr and Samantha Bee.

On MSNBC talking about boycotts against Laura Ingraham for her insults against Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg.

PBS NewsHour talking about the cancellation of ABC's Roseanne reboot after star Roseanne Barr sent a racist tweet.

Interview with Questlove on Creativity at the Kennedy Center

PBS NewsHour:
Best TV of 2016

CUNY TV: The Open Mind, Race and the Fourth Estate

TEDx speech: How to Talk About Race Across Race Lines

CNN Reliable Sources:Eric's final thought on race baiting

PBS NewsHour: Eric talks the evolution of Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

CNN: Eric hosts a discussion on the new focus on audiences of color.

TV Critics Association: Eric is Uncomfortably Close to Dave Walker

Smithsonian: Eric talks to producers and star of The Walking Dead

CNN Reliable Sources: The Reporter who found The Butler

CNN Reliable Sources: Building a House of Cards

Poynter Institute: Eric moderates panel on the future of civil rights journalism

SO Cal Connected: Eric talks about Race Baiter with Madeline Brand