Feb. 21: The Undefeated: One Year and Counting

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Feb. 21: The Undefeated: One Year and Counting
Feb 12, 2017

Kevin Merida and members of his staff will join George Solomon to talk about the first year of The Undefeated and what’s next at 7pm in the Eaton Theater (Room 1208) of Knight Hall on Feb. 21.

Pizza will be served.

Press Release:

The Povich Center Looks Back on a Year of “The Undefeated”

 

COLLEGE PARK, MD. — The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism will host Kevin Merida for “The Undefeated: One Year and Counting” on Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Eaton Theater of Knight Hall on the University of Maryland campus.

About a year ago Merida was at Merrill College discussing what The Undefeated would look like and he’s back to discuss the past, present and future of the site focused on race, culture and sports.

George Solomon, Director of the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism, will moderate the discussion. There will be an audience Q&A as well.

“The addition of the “The Undefeated” is clearly one of the most innovative additions to the field of sports journalism in years. And Kevin Merida, as its editor, is one of the most innovative people in our business. His site is must reading.”

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please email bmechum@umd.edu or call her at 301-405-4605 or visit www.povichcenter.org

About the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism:

The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism is a resource for journalists, academics and the public who want to explore the complex role of sports in society. The Center is led by its director, George Solomon, who was assistant managing editor for sports at the Washington Post from 1975-2003.

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