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Friday, August 10 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Staying Objective When Politics Hit Close to Home

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What does “objectivity” mean in this political climate? A panel will talk about how they approach reporting and commenting on issues such as Black Lives Matter, #MeToo and immigration when they can be immediately and personally affected. Are Asian American journalists stenographers? Analysts? Activists? Or all three?

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Weijia Jiang

White House Correspondent, CBS News
Weijia Jiang covers the White House for CBS News. Previously, she was a CBS Newspath correspondent based in Washington. She has also worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at WCBS-TV in NYC, WJZ-TV in Baltimore, and WBOC-TV in Salisbury, MD. Jiang became interested in broadcast journalism... Read More →
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Jaweed Kawleem

National Correspondent, Los Angeles Times
Jaweed Kaleem is the national race and justice correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, where he writes about how race and ethnicity shape our evolving understanding of what it means to be American. He frequently reports on policing, civil rights, immigration, prisons and religion... Read More →
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Pavni Mittal

Pavni Mittal is a New Delhi born, New York based journalist, currently at ABC News and PBS NewsHour Weekend. With over five years of international journalism experience, she has reported on diverse issues including the 2016 elections, U.N., international business, immigration, and... Read More →
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Pia Sarkar

Editor, The Associated Press
Pia Sarkar serves as co-leader for the Race & Ethnicity team at The Associated Press. She is also a business editor overseeing the AP's coverage of autos, airlines and energy. Prior to the AP, Sarkar served as executive editor of The American Lawyer's website and associate editor... Read More →

Friday August 10, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT