Confronting the Violence: a Media Roundtable

In this half-hour roundtable discussion, WQED's Chris Moore will be joined by fellow media professionals to talk about the coverage of the media and violence. Among the discussion points: How is violence covered by the local media? Can the media actually have a role in reducing violence? What is our influence on the situation?


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