Public Forum: "Trayvon Martin and the Media"

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 4202 E Fowler Ave Tampa FL 33620  See map

The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists presents this panel of local media and law experts todiscuss media coverage of the Trayvon Martin case, how social media played a role in media coverage, the Stand Your Ground law and legal aspects of the investigation.

Ernest Hooper, Brandon bureau chief of the Tampa Bay Times, will moderate. Panelists include:

  • Eric Deggans, media critic at the Tampa Bay Times;
  • Dr. Kenneth Minton, adjunct professor at St. Leo University and Hillsborough Community College, a former sheriff's deputy and Stand Your Ground law proponent;
  • Karin Moore, an Orlando-based defense attorney and FAMU professor.


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