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Panel
Power(ful) TV presented by the Television Academy
60 min.
As society has changed, so has the role of storytelling on TV. In the current political climate, what is the obligation of series creators and writers to showcase divisive social issues, diverse cultures and ethnicities, and opposing opinions on an array of ‘hot topics’? These creators have already excelled at including storylines that have expanded awareness on these issues, and they now discuss what they feel is the responsibility of TV in not only entertaining, but pushing the norm, challenging beliefs, and ultimately moving the social needle by presenting audiences with different points of view.
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Creator
Gloria Calderon Kellett (One Day at a Time), Tanya Saracho (Vida), Mikko Alanne (The Long Road Home)
Moderator
Lindsay Scola (Television Academy)

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