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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

August 19, 2020
  • Webster University's new virtual talk show, Webster Speaks: Dialogues on Race, Equity and Inclusion

    August 19, 2020  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Eric appears as a guest on Webster university's virtual talk show. The subject is, loosely, how media are covering police brutality and violence against unarmed African Americans and the ensuing protests, compared with the past. What is changing as forms of media change? What still needs to happen to get accurate coverage of issues important to POC?

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August 20, 2020
  • IDS DS alumni-student panel on “Reporting in a Crisis”

    August 20, 2020  6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

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September 10, 2020
  • PolitiFact panel on TV politics coverage

    September 10, 2020  11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Eric moderates panel featuring heads of political coverage from ABC, NBC, CNN, and more, alongside editors from PolitiFact sponsored by the Poynter Institute.

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September 24, 2020
  • Eric moderates Paley Front Row Event Celebrating PBS' 50th Anniversary

    September 24, 2020  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Eric moderates Paley Front Row PBS 50th Anniversary Celebration Event with Ken Burns, Judy Woodruff, Skip Gates, and Paula Kerger.

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October 8, 2020
  • University of Iowa speech on Race and Media

    October 8, 2020  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Eric gives speech on how race affects media and society for the University of Iowa

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Video Vault

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

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