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"Rants & Retorts" - Author Talk on Racism and Bigotry in Online News Commentary

December 5
3:00 PM — 4:00 PM
CETLS, Room S510D

Coffee and snacks provided.

Sponsored by the BMCC Randolph Library.

Award-winning journalist Anita M. Samuels will discuss her new book "Rants & Retorts: How Bigots Got a Monopoly on Commenting About News Online." Analyzing user comments over several years, Samuels examines how racism and bigotry against African-Americans dominate the comments sections of news stories. The talk will include a Q&A. Samuels has written for The New York Times, BET Weekend, Billboard, New York Daily News, and many other news organizations. Samuels is currently Facilities Coordinator at BMCC.

For more information about Rants & Retorts, visit http://www.anitamsamuels.com/home.html.

 

 

 

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