Ask a lawmaker on Saturday

The Tennessee House of Representatives. (Photo via capitol.tn.gov)

The League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County and the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists are holding a “Legislative Webinar” on Saturday at 10 a.m. to hear lawmakers talk about key issues that will be taken up by the Tennessee General Assembly this year. In pandemic style, it’s being held virtually via Zoom. You… Continue reading Ask a lawmaker on Saturday

Learn more about the Black in Appalachia podcast

Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin and Angela Dennis

Journalist and activist Angela Dennis and University of Tennessee sociologist and critical studies scholar Dr. Enkeshi El-Amin will talk about the Black in Appalachia podcast in a session for the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists on Feb. 2 at noon. Registration details for the one-hour Zoom event are on the ETSPJ website. It will… Continue reading Learn more about the Black in Appalachia podcast

An insider-turned-critic’s view of health insurance, COVID-19, and the fate of the Affordable Care Act

Wendell Potter

A don’t miss event is coming up on Thursday evening from the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists and you can join us via this Zoom link. Wendell Potter, a former journalist turned health industry spokesperson turned industry whistleblower, will share some of his insights in an East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists program on… Continue reading An insider-turned-critic’s view of health insurance, COVID-19, and the fate of the Affordable Care Act