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Juan Gonzalez to speak at Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY

October 03, 2012 | Wednesday | 7:30 pm

Campus Center Emerson Suites

Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY ( see map )
Democracy Now!’s Juan González, columnist with the New York Daily News and discuss his book, “News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media.” His lecture will explore the role of racial segregation in the history of U.S. media and how racism in mainstream media often prompted the birth of independent media outlets that challenged official narratives. A book signing will follow the discussion.

Juan González

Juan González has been a professional journalist for more than 40 years and a staff columnist at the New York Daily News since 1987. He is a two-time recipient of the George Polk Award for commentary (1998 and 2010), and the first reporter in New York City to consistently expose the health effects arising from the September 11, 2001 attacks and...