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“If accessibility is only pitched as something that’s related to code or only related to computers, it’s going to be real easy for people in newsrooms to distance themselves from that.”
“It has to be something that every level of the news organization is on board with and is taking seriously.”
Some student newspaper positions — especially editorial ones — at many liberal arts colleges are unpaid, which perpetuates the continued overrepresentation of upper-middle class, often white, reporters.
“Speaking to and incorporating more diverse experts and sources can address a lot of the disparities that exist in talking about people, but more than that, it can work to achieve a higher healthcare standard for a lot of people.”
“We all grew up with All the President’s Men. You don’t want to take away from the power of that moment and the press holding the administration accountable. But we have to think, why was there not a Black person or a woman on that team?”
“[T]he way that food media was being presented to us, in prior years, was through a lens that was incredibly myopic, unimaginative, and formulaic.”
“We can make change together as opposed to trying to depend on one person to lead us all. When I think about making change that way, it becomes so much more accessible.”
Plus: The Kentucky Lexington Herald-Leader’s “Clean Slate” trial, journalism as infrastructure, and the spectacle of anti-Asian violence on Instagram.
Capitol coverage, the problem with op-eds, and that Vogue cover.
Plus: The Committee to Protect Journalists has its first union contract, Wisconsin Public Radio tracks source diversity, and who is Substack for?