Reporting On Immigration In The Age of Polarization and Misinformation

  • Thursday – 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Grand Ballroom D - 5th Floor | Sheraton
  • #ONA19Immigration
  • Session will be livestreamed
  • Session audio will be posted

Reporting on immigration with accuracy and empathy has always been difficult, a long-term challenge exacerbated by the mendacity and unpredictability of the Trump-era. Join Define American and MIT's Center for Civil Media for a discussion on developing inclusive, humane immigration journalism.

This session is designed for:

  • Journalists who want to expand their sources and lift up overlooked voices
  • Newsrooms looking to improve the overall quality of their immigration coverage
  • Anyone who values accurate, relevant journalism about complex, challenging topics


Peter Perl - , Define American

Ethan Zuckerman - Director, Center for Civic Media, MIT Media Lab
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