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Saturday, March 21 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Keynote Panel: Maureen Cavanagh and Martha Bebinger on Covering the Opioid Epidemic

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WBUR health care reporter Martha Bebinger and Maureen Cavanaugh, author of “If You Love Me: A Mother’s Journey through Her Daughter’s Addiction and Recovery” and the founder of Magnolia New Beginnings, a national nonprofit peer-support group for those living with or affected by substance use disorder, will discuss journalistic coverage of America's opioid epidemic. Moderated by Jacqui Banaszynski. 

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Maureen Cavanagh

author and founder, Magnolia New Beginnings
Maureen Cavanagh is the author of “If You Love Me: A Mother’s Journey through Her Daughter’s Addiction and Recovery,”  a national public speaker on the opioid crisis and its’ impact on the family, co-host of the podcast, “Collateral Damage," and the founder of Magnolia... Read More →
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Martha Bebinger

reporter, WBUR
Martha Bebinger covers health care and other topics at WBUR, the NPR affiliate in Boston.  She has won dozens of regional and national awards including the Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard University.  Bebinger has a BA in Art and Semiotics from Brown University and an... Read More →
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Jacqui Banaszynski

Jacqui Banaszynski recently retired as the endowed Knight Chair in Editing at the Missouri School of Journalism, and is a faculty fellow at the Poynter Institute. She won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize in feature writing for “AIDS in the Heartland,” a series about a gay farm couple facing... Read More →

Saturday March 21, 2020 2:00pm - 3:15pm PDT
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