You Talk, We Listen: Journalism from the Native Perspective
The massive coverage on the Dakota Access Pipeline included embedded reporters, the creation of overnight social media stars along with occasional network coverage during the most brutal battles. The battle at Standing Rock opened the opportunity to expand the understanding of Tribal sovereignty. Did it succeed? This panel will offer a look at from the other side of the lens, from the Native perspective. The success of media coverage, whether anything was missing, and what can be learned for future coverage of Native issues are on the agenda.