Equity cannot be achieved through staffing alone Some years ago my news organization began employing sensitivity readers in our work. We didn’t call it that at the time. The broad imperative of these sensitivity professionals was to help ensure that a story did not in any way harm or further marginalize identity communities featured in … Continued
The newest class of RJI Fellows is working to help newsrooms engage with and accurately represent their communities. Their innovative and practical projects range from teaching journalists how to work with amateur radio operators during natural disasters to improving the quality of reporting on Latino and Hispanic communities.