Eric Deggans, "Confessions of a Race Baiter"
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Eric Deggans, a nationally known media critic and journalist, will discuss how the media exploits divisions and tensions in American society for various purposes. His new book, "Race Baiter," is a pop culture-fueled look at how media outlets use divisive tactics to galvanize audiences in our fragmented mediaculture. The book, which features interviews with Andrew Breitbart, Al Sharpton, Juan Williams and Bill O’Reilly, will be published in October by Palgrave Macmillan. Sponsored by the Program for Experienced Learners.