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“Diversity without support for marginalized journalists and their free speech is a hollow victory.” Janelle Salanga
From left to right: journalists Hannah Wise, Johny Cassidy, Joanna Crawford, and Korina Theodorakaki, on the journalism and disability panel at the International Journalism Forum in Athens, Greece on September 28, 2023.
“The tools that journalists are given [should be] accessible — and designed with people like me in an advisory role.”
“What we often don’t think about is how tech accountability is also so many other types of coverage. It’s labor coverage, climate change coverage, healthcare coverage, criminal justice coverage, immigration coverage — I could go on and on.”
Over 70% said they were proud of their work and would pursue a journalism career again.
The news industry was quick to hire for diversity-focused roles after George Floyd’s murder in 2020 — but sustaining that change has proven slow and challenging.
“Despite our best intentions, we won’t know who is in our stories until we count them.”