Eau Claire (BEYOND THE HEADLINES)- This month throughout the state, the Humanities Council has been going Beyond the Headlines.A program to discuss and explore journalism’s crucial role in American Democracy.
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters will join in a discussion about the news coverage of poverty issues in Eau Claire. It will begin with a forum and transition to a moderated discussion with break-out groups. The event will have a panel of experts including Joan Garrett McClane and Joy Lukachick Smith, who won a 2017 Pulitzer Prize for a series they co-wrote for the Chattanooga Times Free Press highlighting that city’s poverty.
The program beings at 6 p.m. in the Riverside Room of the Pablo Center in downtown Eau Claire. Tickets are free but registration is required through the Pablo Center’s Events calendar.
The forum panel will include Dominique Brossard, co-director of the research group Science, Media and the Public at UW-Madison, and Sarah Ferber, an organizer for Chippewa Valley EXPO (EX-Incarcerated People Organizing)