Add this Event to Calendar 05/02/2019 06:00 PM 05/02/2019 08:00 PM World Press Day Event

In conjunction with Hatian Voice newspaper and editor Angelucci Manigat, Jr., the Library will host a special panel of journalists for World Press Freedom Day.

World Press Freedom Day
“Media for Democracy: The Relevance of Community Journalism in Times of Disinformation”

Media Scholars and Professional members of the press discussing:

The State of Freedom of Information in Connecticut
Thomas A. Hennick, Public Education Officer for The Freedom of Information Commission

The Contributions of Ethnic Media in American Democracy
Emanuela Palmares, Editor of Tribuna Newspaper

The Efficient Use of New Media for Human Rights
Dr. Steeve Coupeau, Technology Professor and Syndicated Columnist

Light refreshments served.  Q&A follows panel discussion.  Free and open to the public!

Lovell Room