New York Association of Black Journalists
and the Columbia University Association of Black Journalists
for a book signing and discussion of
“SAVAGE PORTRAYALS: Race, Media and the Central Park Jogger Story”
by Natalie P. Byfield
When: Monday, Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Toni Stabile Center at Columbia University
Former New York Daily News reporter Natalie Byfield will discuss her forthcoming (Feb. 2014) book, Savage Portrayals: Race, Media, & the Central Park Jogger Story. This book recalls the 1989 rape case, where five black and Latino youths were wrongfully convicted of a crime they didn’t commit. This book is written from Byfield’s perspective as a black female reporter covering the story for the New York Daily News.