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KMUW’s Engage ICT brings our community together with thoughtful conversation. Each month we take a deep dive into a major topic with a panel of local experts, and live stream our hour-long conversation at engageict.org and KMUW’s Facebook page. Since 2016 we’ve covered a myriad of topics, from healthcare to homeschooling, immigration to environmentalism.Engage ICT is sponsored by Keith Stevens with InSite Real Estate Group.

Journalism And Democracy | KMUW's Democracy On Tap

KMUW's Sarah Jane Crespo speaks with Jenn White, host of 1A.

What is the role of the media today? KMUW convened a Democracy on Tap conversation on the topic of journalism and democracy on March 16, 2021. Jenn White, host of the national program 1A, gets the conversation started in a recorded interview with host Sarah Jane Crespo. We're also joined by panelists:

  • Amy DeVault, Wichita Journalism Collaborative project manager, Wichita State University journalism instructor
  • Bonita Gooch, editor in chief of The Community Voice
  • Tom Shine, KMUW's director of news and public affairs
  • Chance Swaim, Wichita Eagle reporter

Here's the recorded conversation:

Click here to access a list of further reading and resources on the topic of democracy and journalism, created by our friends at Wichita Public Library.


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