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Statement of Protest to the UNC Board of Trustees

Update: This letter, with the 300 signatures below, was sent to the UNC Board of Trustees, Chancellor, and Provost on May 23. The exchange with the Board chair that followed is reported in this thread.

We, the undersigned journalism faculty from across the United States, write to protest the action of the University of North Carolina Board of Trustees in declining to grant tenure to Nikole Hannah-Jones at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media.



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Jeff Jarvis

Blogger & prof at CUNY’s Newmark J-school; author of Geeks Bearing Gifts, Public Parts, What Would Google Do?, Gutenberg the Geek