Wesley Lowery is a journalist who reports on race in America. He currently writes for The Washington Post and appears on CNN as a political contributor. He is known for his work on the Post's "Fatal Force" project that won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2016. Lowery has reported for the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, and the Washington Post. In 2014, the National Association of Black Journalists named Lowery "Emerging Journalist of the Year." Lowery's first book, "They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement," was published in 2016. Lowery received attended Ohio University, where he was editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, The Post, and interned at The Detroit News, The Columbus Dispatch, and The Wall Street Journal.
w/ Wesley Lowery Correspondent @ CBS - "60 Minutes in 6"Lowery Wrote A Thing:"A Reckoning Over Objectivity, Led by Black Journalists" (NYT) - June 23, 2020https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/23/opinion/objectivity-black-journalists-coronavirus.htmlWelch Raised Some Objections:"Journalists Abandoning 'Objectivity' for 'Moral Clarity' Really Just Want To Call People Immoral" (Reason) - June 24, 2020https://reason.com/2020/06/24/journalists-abandoning-objectivity-for-moral-clarity-really-just-want-to-call-people-immoral/Some Twitter Drama Ensues.The Parties Agree to Settle Things Directly....And now, here you are. All caught up, ready for the fireworks (literally + figuratively).Recorded: July 2, 2020Published: July 6, 2020 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Wesley Lowery is a correspondent for “60 in 6” from 60 Minutes. He is the author of They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement and won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for "Fatal Force," a Washington Post project covering fatal shootings by police officers. “The police are not, in and of themselves, objective observers of things. They are political and government entities who are the literal characters in the story. They are describing the actions of people who are protesting them. They have incentives.” Thanks to Mailchimp for sponsoring this week's episode. @WesleyLowery Longform Podcast #222: Wesley Lowery In Ferguson, Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery gives account of his arrest" (Washington Post • Aug 2014)
Before 2014, police killings of unarmed Black people weren’t a huge news story. Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery, Ferguson activist Johnetta Elzie, and host Lewis Raven Wallace look at how media reacted after police killed Michael Brown in 2014, and how #BlackLivesMatter changed the news. Wallace and Lowery reflect on how “objective” outlets failed to cover Black death at the hands of police until activists forced their hand. 
Sean Sullivan tracks how Democratic presidential candidates are responding to the impeachment inquiry. Wesley Lowery unpacks the argument for reparations. And Anna Fifield explains how pork prices are overshadowing China’s national day celebrations.
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