Poynter’s Kelly McBride and former Orlando news anchor Wendy Chioji join guest host David Folkenflik to discuss the controversy surrounding talk show host Julie Chen’s revelation that she had surgery to alter her “Asian eyes.”
Dan Rather, Joseph Torres & Paul Delaney join guest host Eric Deggans to discuss the media's coverage of the civil rights movement and how it affects the media's coverage of race today.
Brian Beutler, Don Lemon Charles Blow and guest host Eric Deggans on the media’s attempts to cover racial issues fairly.
Our guest host’s final thoughts on race baiting in the media and how to change the status quo.
By Sara Fischer, CNN
There’s a lot to discuss on ‘Reliable Sources’ this Sunday with our guest host, Eric Deggans, TV and media critic for the Tampa Bay Times and future TV critic for NPR.
We’ll start by taking a look at the coverage of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. Additionally, we will discuss the media coverage of American civil rights with longtime CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather, along with Senior External Affairs Director of Free Press, Joseph Torres and Founding Member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Paul Delaney.
Also on the show, we’ll speak with a Brian Beutler, political writer for Salon and New York Times Columnist Charles Blow about whether the media has been hyping the national race discussion and the fairness of its’ coverage.
We’ll also invite panelists David Zurawik, television and media critic for The Baltimore Sun and Mohammed el Nawawy, author and professor at Queens University of Charlotte to give their take on the launch of Al Jazeera America this week.
Kelly McBride of the Poynter Institute will also join us to discuss ESPN’s decision to pull its logo and credit from "Frontline's" upcoming documentary about the controversial subject of sports and brain injury.
Lastly, we will chat with Wil Haygood, columnist for The Washington Post, who first reported on veteran White House butler Eugene Allen, the man who served as the inspiration for Lee Daniel's new film, "The Butler."
Tune in Sunday morning at 11am ET.
Callie Crossley, Eric Deggans, Ron Brownstein and David Folkenflik look back at how the media handled Zimmerman verdict and the ensuing debate about race and the justice system.
Clarence Page, Clinton Yates and David Folkenflik discuss the media’s role in the national conversation on race.
Steve Roberts, Jane Hall, Terence Smith and Eric Deggans join Howard Kurtz to weigh in on the extensive news coverage of the George Zimmerman murder trial.
Soledad O’Brien gives Howard Kurtz a preview of her CNN special, “Who Is Black In America?”
Eric Deggans talks to Howard Kurtz about his new book on how the media handle race-related stories.