Media’s role in the urban healthcare crisis

Listening to many of my media colleagues, the average reader could easily conclude that the only health care debate worth covering today is the partisan bickering over efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as Obamacare. Washington squabbles aside, there are many more concerning stories about the healthcare challenges in towns…

A matter of race and media culture

Tara Wall discusses the role of a responsible media and pitfalls of cultural passivity in the aftermath of the Ferguson, Missouri shooting with CNN’s Candy Crowley, and panelists LZ Granderson and actor Jesse Williams.