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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

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Friday, March 27 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Diversity and Sensitivity around Racial Language

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Illegal immigrant or undocumented worker? Is the use of tribal language and images for sports team names, mascots and logos acceptable? Why do people say African American, but not Welsh American? Issues of race and the media aren't new. But evolving social climates and the rapid expansion of instant communication has brought them into even greater focus. This panel will discuss common concerns and offer some advice for dealing with racial sensitivity in your content.


Mary Hudetz

Editor-in-Chief, Native Peoples Magazine
Mary Hudetz is the editor-in-chief of Native Peoples Magazine. She is a former editor on The Associated Press’ West Regional Desk in Phoenix, where she filed national breaking news and daily stories and worked closely with reporters to develop stories specifically about Native issues and communities. She is a graduate of Fordham University and the Freedom Forum's American Indian Journalism Institute at the University of South Dakota. She is... Read More →

Brady Jones

Lead features designer, Omaha World-Herald
Brady Jones is the lead features designer at the Omaha World-Herald where he was previously one of the 1A/local designers after graduating from college in 2011 with degrees in journalism and history.He has been an ACES board member for the last three years, serving as the secretary for the last year, as well as a member of the Society of News Design and National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.Brady hopes to build on the diversity session... Read More →

Friday March 27, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am

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