Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones, and the New Protest #Journalism




Event Description

Allissa V. Richardson is an award-winning journalism instructor and scholar who studies how marginalized communities use mobile and social media to produce innovative forms of journalism-especially in times of crisis. Her book explores the lives of 15 mobile journalist-activists who have documented the Black Lives Matter movement using only their smartphones and Twitter.

Meeting ID: 928 6491 1308
Passcode: 442201


Danny Jauregui

Sponsoring Department:

This talk is hosted by the Art & Visual Studies Department as part of Professor Kate Albers' "History of Photography" course