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While more women are taking on leadership roles in radio and TV, fewer people of color are working in radio and TV is nowhere near representative.
“There’s a lot of context around last summer and Ferguson. This was so much more violent and widespread. I thought it would be interesting to let that unfold to readers, to get a sense of that intensity with how the story is published.”
Photo by Sam Falk. Used with permission from The New York Times.
The Times is grappling with the past, present, and future of its race coverage, encouraging readers to share their own materials and memories and along the way shedding a little light on the journalistic process.
“We need to get off that perch and really try to understand, try to walk in the other person’s shoes, live as they live, breathe as they breathe, see as they see.”
“Our job is to really talk to each other and push back on our story ideas and the lenses we’re applying to these stories, and then try to invite the audience into the conversation as much as possible.”
The head of the Media Consortium argues that, by defining themselves in opposition to mainstream media, independent progressive outlets miss out on the power of ethnic and community journalism.
Public radio voice or public radio voices? Figuring out how different identities fit together on the airwaves is a challenge for many journalists.
June 24, 2009