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W4R 2017 will be featuring panelists from North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC , NYT Magazine and UNC School of Media and Journalism tackling News Literacy: #fakenews, #alternativefacts, etc.
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Meet Leoneda Inge, one of our incredible panelists at our 10th Annual Writers for Readers Event: The Quest for News Literacy.

Leoneda is North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC's “Race and Southern Culture Reporter.” She is the first public radio journalist in the South to hold such a position, which explores modern and historical constructs to tell stories of poverty and wealth, health and food culture, education and racial identity. Leoneda’s most recent work includes “The Hanging,” in collaboration with UNC-TV and Independent Lens. The series focuses on the hanging death of a black teenager in mostly white Bladenboro, North Carolina. Leoneda is also author of the series, “Perils and Promise,” drawing attention to the challenges facing rural educators and students.

Leoneda is the recipient of three Gracie Awards from the Alliance for Women in Media and several awards from the Associated Press, the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and the National Association of Black Journalists. In 2006, she and a team of WUNC journalists won an Alfred I. DuPont Award from Columbia University for the series “North Carolina Voices: Understanding Poverty.”

Leoneda is a graduate of Florida A&M University and Columbia University, where she earned her Master’s Degree in Journalism as a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Business and Economics. Leoneda’s work has taken her to Italy, South Africa, South Korea and Japan. In 2014, she traveled to Berlin, Brussels and Prague as a German/American Journalist Exchange Fellow with the RIAS Berlin Commission/RTDNF.

Leoneda joins our panel of experts on May 20th at UNC's Friday Center to discuss the importance of news literacy. Purchase your tickets or become an event sponsor.
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Orange Literacy tackles fake news and alternative facts at this year's “Writers for Readers” event, May 20th at the Friday Center, with Hodding Carter, Jason Zengerle, Leoneda Inge, and Carol Wolf.
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News Literacy matters in this day and age. ow.ly/wR8930aZVMF
Join us to learn more from our incredible panelists at our 10th Annual Writers for Readers event: ow.ly/VOrZ30aZVCY
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