As part of the annual New Mexico Press Women two-day conference on media literacy in today’s society, in context with life on the border, local panelists will take on truth telling when it comes to stories and reporting on and about the the border.
The presentation, “La Manda Fronteriza—Standing Firm On The Border—Frontera Truth Telling,” will look at the impact of truth telling on the U.S./México Border and its ramifications for our greater community.
Panelists include Dr. Yolanda Chávez-Leyva, associate professor and director of the Institute of Oral History & The Borderlands Public History Lab at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP); David Dorado Romo, author of Ringside Seat to A Revolution: An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juárez: 1893-1923, currently a Mellon Research fellow at the School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, NM., and Miguel Juárez, historian, librarian, and Doctoral Student at UTEP.
The panel will take place Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Mesilla Community Center, as part of the New Mexico Press Women’s Media Literacy in a Post-Truth Society at the annual state conference in Las Cruces.
For more information on the conference, click HERE.