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Platenburg to lead workshop for Alabama Humanities Foundation

Gheni Platenburg

Dr. Gheni Platenburg, assistant professor of journalism in the School of Communication and Journalism, will lead a workshop for the Alabama Humanities Foundation as part of their series, "Humanities and the Future of Journalism in Rural Alabama." 

Platenburg's presentation, "Multimedia Approaches to Community Journalism" will take place on Friday, July 31, at 10 a.m. (CST) on Zoom. Register here.  

Platenburg teaches multimedia journalism courses and advises the university’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.Her research interests primarily fall at the intersection of race and media. More specifically, she studies the Black Press, black identity, media portrayals and pop culture. Her co-authored research has been published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Black Studies. Additionally, she has presented her work at conferences for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the American Journalism Historian Association, and the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

 

 

 

Last Updated: July 24, 2020