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Plus: Writers reveal problems at Chicago Magazine, and The Atlantic damages trust with transgender readers.
Plus: Unions at HuffPost, Wired, and the Dallas Morning News continue to fight for pay equity and recognition; how “objectivity” has played into immigration reporting; and a new Python script helps reporters keep diversity in style.
Plus: The LA Times grapples with its racist history and journalists share the worst career advice they’ve received.
Plus: The SacBee wants those sweet, sweet clicks, the Dallas News Guild wins its vote to unionize, and “when bison merit 80% of the airtime afforded to Asian American history, it calls into question not only the leadership of public television but also who gets to tell these stories, and why.”
Plus: Unions keep fighting for parental leave, BBC journalists may no longer be allowed to attend marches, and “POC really flattens class experience, even amongst people who are nominally part of the same racial group.”
Plus: The Committee to Protect Journalists has its first union contract, Wisconsin Public Radio tracks source diversity, and who is Substack for?
Plus: Bon Appétit messes up…again, and McClatchy drops a proposal that would force pageview quotas on journalists.