Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 3:57am

Without doubt, Michael Brown’s death and the related events occurring in and around Ferguson, Mo., have catalyzed national debate about race relations. In today's Academic Minute, New York University's Charlton McIlwain suggests that news coverage about Brown did not always focus completely on ethnicity. McIlwain is an associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

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