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Fort Worth Opera Symposium in partnership with The Sixth Floor Museum: Covering Tragedy: Journalism In A Changing World
February 18, 2016 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.| Free
The Fort Worth Opera Festival will present the world premiere of the opera JFK in April 2016. A special symposia, presented in partnership with The Sixth Floor Museum, explores different topics related to President Kennedy’s administration.
Covering Tragedy: Journalism in a Changing World will be presented in partnership with North Texas public broadcast KERA and held at The Sixth Floor Museum. Featuring a panel led by Krys Boyd, Host of THINK on KERA, this symposium will explore the changes in news media throughout the past 50 years, and trends in news coverage of tragedies in particular. Moving from a time where newspapers were king and the world consumed media one day at a time, what considerations are made now in covering breaking news relevant in a 24/7 news cycle?
Tickets for this event are free, but RSVPs are strongly encouraged. Reserve your seat by clicking the link below, or contacting 817.731.0726
- Krys Boyd, Host of THINK on KERA
- John McCaa, Anchor – WFAA-TV
- Wade Goodwyn, National Desk Correspondent – NPR
- Seema Yasmin, Staff Writer – The Dallas Morning News and Professor in Practice – UT Dallas