Beaufort News

LBAA to conduct forum on race and media

Media and racial bias will be the topic of a free Leadership Beaufort Alumni Association forum Oct. 25 at the Holiday Inn Beaufort.

Panelists will include Eric Esquivel, publisher of Hilton Head Island-based Spanish-language magazine La Isla; former WJWJ news reporter Juan Singleton; and Jeff Kidd, editor of The Beaufort Gazette and The Island Packet. They will discuss racial bias as it is depicted, propagated and challenged by the media.

The public forum begins with a social period at 5:30 p.m.; the program follows at 6 p.m.

Details: Call LBAA president Stephen Murray at 843-982-6387.