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    Creative Loafing

    Cover story in Creative Loafing about Race-Baiter

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    Entertainment Weekly Review

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    Talk with the Dallas Morning News about Race-Baiter

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    Essay for The New York Times on reality TV

Upcoming Events

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

    September 24, 2020  10:00 am - 12:00 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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September 26, 2020
September 30, 2020
  • Eric at University of Delaware event: Fact v Fiction: Presidents in Hollywood.

    September 30, 2020

    This panel will feature political minds from Washington D.C. to Hollywood to examine portrayals of the White House and the real thing. Panel includes: 

    Howard Gordon, a critically acclaimed television writer and producer, co-created the award-winning breakout series Homeland. Gordon was also the executive producer of the television series 2424: Live Another DayTyrant, and 24: Legacy. A twenty-five-year industry veteran, Gordon first gained national attention for his award-winning work on the groundbreaking series The X-Files, for which he won multiple Golden Globes.

    John Mankiewicz is an Emmy-nominated television and film executive producer and screenwriter. He co-created the 2020 true-crime drama series Interrogation. He was co-executive producer for Bosch, and he co-created the television series The Street. He wrote and produced the first two seasons of the medical drama, House. A former journalist, he has contributed to EsquireRolling Stone, and most recently, the New Yorker. He was a columnist and beat reporter for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. A musician, he played guitar with Kinky Friedman, and was the musical director of Turn Ben Stein On, a talk show on Comedy Central.

    Steve Schmidt, a University of Delaware alumnus and CPC founding senior fellow, is one of the premier public affairs and campaign strategists in the country. In December 2019, he co-founded The Lincoln Project, a political action committee, after formally leaving the GOP. He regularly appears on national news programs including those on MSNBC. Schmidt has worked on numerous Republican campaigns, most notably managing daily operations of John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 2006 re-election campaign. He also served as an adviser for President George W. Bush.

    https://www.cpc.udel.edu/national-agenda/national-agenda-2020-we-are-the-people

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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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October 12, 2020
  • Eric speaks at Awty International School in Houston

    October 12, 2020  9:00 am - 11:00 am

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October 21, 2020
  • Eric speaks at Union College in New York

    October 21, 2020  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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October 22, 2020
  • Eric speaks at Auburn University Journalism Day

    October 22, 2020  10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Eric is featured speaker for the Auburn University Journalism Day, addressing journalism, communications, and public relations, graduate and undergraduate students and faculty and invited journalists working in the state of Alabama

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October 23, 2020
  • Eric speaks as general interest speaker at Auburn University

    October 23, 2020  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Eric is University/Community wide - Featured Speaker

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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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