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Community News and Ethnic Media in the Digital Age: Their Roles in Strengthening the Haitian diaspora community and its relationship with the motherland

Location: Room 115 (Sponsored by the Haitian Times)

Community news and ethnic media within immigrant communities play an important role in their identities. The ability of media outlets in the Diaspora to influence change has increased, creating new sources of information and a platform that highlights unpopular practices and policies. This panel will examine how news outlets in the Haitian Diaspora and the ease of information shared digitally can influence the culture and policies in the United States and Haiti.