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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

October 14, 2021
  • Eric appears at Double Exposure Festival to speak on journalism during COVID

    October 14, 2021  3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Eric speaks on a panel called UNDER COVER OF COVID: The coronavirus pandemic is reshaping the ground rules for accountability journalism. In the U.S., the pandemic has nudged the judiciary toward greater acceptance of cameras in the courtroom and virtual attendance of trials, while also rendering it more difficult for journalists, filmmakers and the public to access physical materials related to trials. This panel will examine the enduring consequences of the pandemic for investigative journalists and documentary filmmakers.

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October 15, 2021
  • Eric appears at Story Movements convening

    October 15, 2021 Center for Media and Social Impact, American University

    Eric speaks on a panel called Expanding the Lens in the Future of Entertainment Storytelling

    Powerful creative energy is emerging from an exciting class of storytellers working across platforms and shifting old media and entertainment business models, from the formal TV business to digital and social platforms. They are expanding the lens of stories and lived experiences made available on small and big screens.

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Video Vault

The Ethics of Journalistic Decision-making

OZ Retrospective | ATX TV Festival Season 10

WEDU PBS Tampa: Confronting Systemic Racism

Eric interviews producers of ESPN's The Last Dance

MSNBC: difference between gaffes 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: In Pursuit of the Creative Life

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