TITLE

Black press ignored as federal media program seeks to halt youths' drug use

PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Jet;02/23/98, Vol. 93 Issue 13, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes how the black press was ignored in launching a National Youth Anti-Drug Campaign (NYAC) at United States President Bill Clinton's insistence. The response of Dorothy Leavell, the President of the Newspaper Publishers Assn. (NNPA), a trade group representing more than 200 African American newspapers; Leavell's discovery of official government documents detailing the strategies of the media campaign; Comments from Leavell.
ACCESSION #
268226

 

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