Soledad O’Brien, an award-winning anchor and special correspondent for CNN, will be featured in “Primary Sources: Coverage in Context,” a series of conversations focused on the media, at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (20 Cooper Square, between 5th and 6th Streets, 7th Floor television studio), on Friday, February 4, 5:30-7 p.m. Photo ID required for entry. Call 212.998.8044 for more information. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis (Subways: 6, Astor Place; N, R, 8th Street).
O’Brien’s documentary unit, “In America,” has explored the complex issues of underreported communities in the groundbreaking series. These include “Latino in America” and “Black in America”. O’Brien, the author of The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities and Latinos in America, has been on several major stories since she joined CNN in 2003, from Hurricane Katrina to the earthquake in Haiti. The event will be followed by a book signing of The Next Big Story and reception sponsored by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Region 2.
Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or email@example.com. Filming or videotaping of the event is prohibited; still photography is permitted.
“Primary Sources,” a project of NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, is an online archive of conversations distilled for the web into short video chapters. Primary Sources Library contains the full archive of conversations and supplemental material. For more, visit: http://nyuprimarysources.org/. This chapter of Primary Sources is sponsored by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Region 2 and Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s Reporting the Nation/Reporting New York graduate concentrations.