What does it mean to be openly gay and on-air in television news today? A panel of professional anchors and reporters will pull from their experiences to offer helpful advice to gay and lesbian student journalists and their teachers. The panelists will discuss how they maintain balance and credibility when covering issues that impact the gay and lesbian community. In addition, they’ll explore strategies for coping with disapproving viewers.
Moderator: Michael Riecke, SUNY - Oswego
Panelists: Michael Benny, WTVH-TV
Brandon Jacobsen, CBS News
Anthony Adornato, Ithaca College
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