NABJ-Chicago Sports Journalism Forum - National Association of Black Journalists-Chicago Chapter
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NABJ-Chicago Sports Journalism Forum

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NABJ-Chicago Sports Journalism Forum

October 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

At the Sports Desk: Where Journalism Plays Ball

NABJ-Chicago Chapter Presents:
“At the Sports Desk: Where Journalism Plays Ball”

Colin Kaepernick and the #TakeAKnee movement. Jemele Hill spoke her mind in tweets. She and ESPN later part ways. NFL rules players must stand during anthem, then backs down. The president attacks NFL and NBA players who support activism. Nike signs Kaepernick for its “Believe In Something” ad campaign. And on and on …

Our October monthly forum wades into the intersection of sports and politics. How has this genre changed in an industry where critics demand athletes and sportscasters #SticktoSports? Don’t miss this fascinating conversation!

Members: Free; Non-Members: $5

 

Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

NBC 5
455 Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611