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“I look at bilingualism as an asset, nothing less”

Vanessa Ruiz gave a lecture, “Speak American: How A News Anchor Became the News,” on Monday, Nov. 4 in the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs.
News Anchor Vanessa Ruiz gave a lecture about her role in shaping the news, and sometimes appearing in it.
November 7, 2019
The PBS news anchor and professor-of-the-practice at Arizona State University gave a lecture detailing her multiple career changes, the backlash she faced for pronouncing words in her accent and the benefits of diversity in the field of journalism.
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