Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Community Policing Conference Discusses Bias in News Media Reporting
By Sentinel News Service
Published October 18, 2018

The Los Angeles County Civilian Oversight Commission convened more than 200 key stakeholders at the first ever “Community Policing in Los Angeles: A Vision for the Future” Conference Monday in downtown Los Angeles. The day of dialogue brought together elected officials, community members, law enforcement, criminal justice professionals, academics and the media to discuss the future of policing in Los Angeles County. Conference highlights included a conversation about bias in news media reporting on issues related to law enforcements and the influence media has on public perception that featured journalist and attorney Manny Medrano, USC Assistant Professor of Journalism Allissa Richardson, Fox 11 Anchor/Reporter Laura Diaz, Director of Strategic Communications for the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department and former broadcast journalist Carol Lin and political strategist and journalist Jasmyne Cannick. The conversation was moderated by Chief Administrative Officer at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission and former broadcast journalist Al Naipo.

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