Memes + Monologues: Lessons in Laughter for News
Can news outlets and journalists apply the strategies of comedians to their work, even if they’re “not funny”? With standup, late night, memes and hashtags, comedians are navigating a tense reality with skill, tackling issues head on. And we think they can teach a thing or two about how to hit “publish” on that controversial piece or have that talk with a cranky uncle. Join us for frank talk on their strategies for speaking truth to power, challenging ideas, and navigating inevitable backlash.
- Amma Marfo, Lead Speaker and Facilitator, Amma Marfo
- Keli Dailey, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Saint Mary’s College of California
- Alonzo Bodden, Comic, Self-represented
- Jason Meier, Director, Student Engagement and Leadership, Emerson College
Amma Marfo, Lead Speaker/Facilitator, N/A
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