Media outlets are confronting racism in the industry by making style guide changes. The Boston Globe was one of the first to do so, but some wonder whether it will be the first step or the last.
As the journalism industry grapples with cries of racism from within its ranks, journalism schools must make a choice about how to guide the next generation of media makers. Black professors and students alike feel it’s urgent to see more diverse newsrooms.
Almost 50 years after the 1974 court order for Boston to desegregate its school system members of the East Boston Community News recall their coverage of the issue and the firebombs and threats that proved its importance.
The Shorenstein Center at Harvard Kennedy School kicked off their Political Pandemonium 2020 series with a workshop on media disinformation and mutual aid amid the dual pandemic of COVID-19 and ongoing systemic racism.