Category Archives: diversity

‘Then I Knew,’ News-Democrat documentary screening/community forum on April 25

A documentary project produced by the Belleville News-Democrat, ‘Then I Knew’ examines race and identity by asking African-Americans about the first time they realized that the color of their skin could affect the way they are treated. Reporter Cara Anthony … Continue reading

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LGBT issues are focus of panel discussion

Journalists reporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues navigate polarized opinions, comments that fuel intolerance and discrimination and terminology that some people find offensive. At this month’s “News at Noon” speaker series, a panel discussion addresses how reporters approach topics … Continue reading

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NAHJ enters partnership for upcoming SPJ/RTDNA national convention

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) will partner with the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) at the annual Excellence in Journalism Conference in 2013 in Anaheim, Calif. Earlier this week, the SPJ and RTDNA boards both voted … Continue reading

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The Opportunities and Obstacles for Minority Media

As the audience for digital media widens, so too does the opportunity for writers, journalists and broadcasters. Populations whose voices were once drowned by the mainstream now have risen to ride the tide of new media sweeping through our lives, … Continue reading

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