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Sunday, March 22 • 10:15am - 11:15am
How Porn Made Me a Better Reporter

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Sex sells, sure, but who gets to cash in on it? How can journalists honestly and accurately cover sex workers without sensationalizing or further stigmatizing their work? Lina Misitzis (This American Life), producer of The Last Days of August and The Butterfly Effect, explains the steps she took to gain the trust of LA's porn industry, what she learned, and how this reporting continues to impact her approach to storytelling.  

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Lina Misitzis

reporter and producer, This American Life
Lina Misitzis (@lmisitzis) is a reporter & producer at This American Life, and is also creating a new podcast with comedians Nick Kroll and John Mulaney. She spent the past few years making The Last Days of August and The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson, both of which are about the... Read More →


Sunday March 22, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am
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