Media panel discussion on Hurricane Katrina: Did the Media Do the Right Thing?
October 2005

Members of the media, including UF journalism professor Michael Leslie, will address this topic at the Civic Media Center, Tuesday, October 18 at 7:30 pm.

The Civic Media Center is located at 1021 W. University Ave. For more information, call them at 373-0010.

Media racism was rampant after Katrina. In the example below, black people "loot," white people "find." These photos appeared, with these captions, on

black man 'looting'
"A young man walks through chest deep flood water after looting a grocery store in New Orleans on Tuesday." (AP/Dave Martin)

white people 'finding' food
"Two residents wade through chest-deep water after finding bread and soda from a local grocery store after Hurricane Katrina came through the area in New Orleans, Louisiana." (AFP/Getty Images/Chris Graythen)


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