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How Journalists and the Public Shape our Democracy: From Social Media and “Fake News” to Reporting Just the Facts

The following discussions are free and open to the public. To register, please email info@atlpressclub.org and specify which location you plan to attend. Registration is not required.

Gwinnett County Public Library
Suwanee Branch
361 Main Street
Suwanee, GA 30024

March 21, 2019
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. – Reception
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Discussion with audience Q & A

Moderated by: Karyn Greer, CBS46 anchor
Panelists: Susanna Capelouto, WABE Radio senior editor and Archith Seshadri, freelance journalist with CNN, HLN and Khabar Magazine

Stonecrest Library
3123 Klondike Road
Lithonia, GA 30038

March 26, 2019
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. – Reception
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Discussion with audience Q & A

Moderated by: Monica Pearson, WSB-TV retired anchor
Panelists: Rikki Klaus, WSB-TV reporter; Ram Ramgopal, CNN executive editor; and Thomas Wheatley, Atlanta Magazine reporter

Auburn Avenue Research Library
101 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

March 27, 2019
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. – Reception
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Discussion with audience Q & A

Moderated by: Shaunya Chavis-Rucker, Fulton Government Television general manager and anchor
Panelists: Doug Blackman, author of Pulitzer Prize-winning Slavery By Another Name, Wall Street Journal and Atlanta Journal-Constitution veteran journalist and Georgia State’s Creative Media Industries Institute professor; Valerie Boyd, Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer in Residence, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication; and
Ernie Suggs, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter