Two weeks ago, community leaders and local journalists came together at the Norris Square Civic Association for a discussion intended to help journalists discover the stories, key issues and best practices for reporting on Norris Square, North Philadelphia and Latino communities across the city.
This video covers the full duration of the 96-minute meeting. Yesterday, we shared an introductory report, and next we plan to post extended interviews with some of the participants. Community leaders and journalists attending this event included:
- Regina Medina, Philadelphia Daily News
- Shane Hoffman, Temple University/Philadelphia Neighborhoods
- Mikala Jamison, Managing Editor, Star Community Newsweekly
- Carmen Febo-San Miguel, Executive Director, Taller Puertorriqueno
- Betsy Casanas, Semilla Arts Initiative/A Seed on Diamond Gallery/Public Gallery
- Patricia De Carlo, Executive Director of Norris Square Civic Association
- Luiz Cruz, Cruz Development LLC.
- Dianne Santiago
- Diana Quinones
- Israel Colon
- Bertha Sarmina
- Fermin Morales
- Will Gonzalez, Executive Director of Ceiba
- George Miller, Temple University
- Danny Cortes, Executive Vice President/Chief of Staff, Esperanza
- Oscar Rosario Fuentes, Community Advisory Board, WPVI 6ABC TV
- Carla Robinson, Editorial Director, AxisPhilly.org
- Michael Days, Daily News
- Jim MacMillan, Gun Crisis/CPIJ
- Margarita Padin
- Jose Oyola
The Center for Public Interest Journalism, with the help of local journalism associations, has convened a series of conversations on news coverage of diverse communities in Philadelphia, and hosted previous events at Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church and Asian Arts Initiative.