A lot of the work has already been done The evidence is overwhelming that lack of diversity and inclusion in journalism not only perpetuates stereotypes and media distrust, but also limits which stories get told, how they are told, and whose voices are heard. Based on the pre-training survey responses, many reporters believe including diverse … Continued
KOMU News is the nation’s only teaching laboratory inside a commercial, network-affiliated TV station. The challenges are no different from other newsrooms—just layered on top of the challenges facing the next generation of journalists. We’re providing a first-hand view (and maybe a little advice) from an industry veteran who agreed to lead the KOMU Newsroom during a faculty search process—just as the COVID-19 crisis began unfolding.
In Episode 9, Post reviews reporting about maternal health care in the United States. As reported by various media outlets, mothers in the U.S. are dying at increasing rates — while those rates are dropping in most other developed countries, including in Germany, France and Japan. This show highlights in-depth reporting by 11 Alive … Continued
As part of the Trusting News project, 28 partner newsrooms asked their audiences to tell them about their views on the credibility of news. Is there a connection between people’s politics and their trust in news? (Yes.) Do people’s race or age play a factor in what they trust? (Yes on race, less on age.) … Continued