ITHACA, NY — During her 20-year career as a journalist, Farai Chideya has combined media, technology and social justice to produce award-winning stories on some of the nation’s most important issues.
Chideya will give a free public talk on “How Social Media and Citizen Journalism are Changing the Media Terrain and the World” on Tuesday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Ithaca College’s Park Hall Auditorium.
From 2006 to January 2009, Chideya hosted NPR’s “News and Notes,” a daily national radio show devoted to covering African American issues. A multimedia journalist, she has been an ABC News correspondent, “Newsweek” reporter and MTV News staffer and has contributed commentaries to CNN, Fox, MSNBC and BET. In 1995 she founded PopandPolitics.com, one of the longest continuously operating blogs. She also blogs for the Huffington Post.
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