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August 2017

Re-Thinking The Term 'Alt-Right'

Charlottesville Vigil

From The Associated Press:

"The events in Charlottesville are an opportunity to take another look at our terminology around “alt-right” and the way that we describe the various racist, neo-Nazi, white nationalist and white supremacist groups out there."

Poynter Tips on Covering Racist Images

The Poynter Institute has prepared advice on how to cover words and images perceived as racist, in the wake of this weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Registration Open for Fall Convention

There's a lot to learn at the upcoming Fall Convention:  workshops from Google Plus and IRE, keynote speaker Cheri Preston from ABC News Radio, and a very unique experience to learn more about the Muslim experience and how we cover it as journalists.  Please join us in Quincy October 6-8.  Registration will close on the Tuesday before the convention, October 3. You can register now at:

INBA Response to AG Sessions

Mr. Attorney General:

     We at the Illinois News Broadcasters Association are profoundly disappointed by what can only be construed as constitutionally questionable threats.