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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 presented the world premiere of the opera JFK in April 2016. A special symposia, presented in partnership with The Sixth Floor Museum, explored different topics related to President Kennedy’s administration. Covering Tragedy: Journalism in a Changing World was presented in partnership with North Texas public broadcast KERA and explored the evolution of media coverage of tragedy over the past 50 years, from a time when daily newspapers were dominant to today’s 24/7 breaking news cycle. Led by Krys Boyd, Host of KERA’s THINK, the panel included John McCaa, Anchor, WFAA-TV; Wade Goodwyn, National Desk Correspondent – NPR; and Seema Yasmin, Staff Writer – The Dallas Morning News and Professor in Practice – UT Dallas.