“NewsGathering: Diversity in the Digital Age” conference kicks off with Friday night reception

“NewsGathering: Diversity in the Digital Age,” a daylong journalism conference, will kick off with an opening reception at 6 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Rice Media Center.

Light refreshments will be provided followed by a screening of the award-winning documentary “Children of Giant.” The documentary explores the political and social issues in the making of the film “Giant.” The director, Hector Galan, will introduce the film and answer questions.Children of Giant photo

You don’t have to be registered for the Oct. 3 “NewsGathering: Diversity in the Digital Age” conference to attend the Friday night reception. Please RSVP to dmedina@rice.edu.