Gabe Schneider columns

Gabe Schneider is a journalist and cofounder of The Objective. You can find him at @gabemschneider.

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Solidarity reporting moves away from elites and to people subjected
June 7, 2021

Gabe Schneider interviews Anita Varma, a journalism ethicist, who has aimed to extrapolate the practices of journalists who have centered community needs with what she calls solidarity reporting.

A Q&A with Anita Varma

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  • What does movement journalism mean for journalism as a whole?

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    What does movement journalism mean for journalism as a whole?
    April 15, 2021

    Movement journalism. It didn’t yet have the name, but still, it was there in practice when Ida B. Wells’ name was first placed on the masthead on the Memphis Free Speech in 1892.
  • Editorial boards that look nothing like their cities shouldn’t speak for them

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    Editorial boards that look nothing like their cities shouldn’t speak for them
    March 25, 2021

    While newsrooms are reckoning with their internal staffing practices and past coverage, there is one place in the newsroom that rarely has a spotlight on it: the editorial board.
  • Q&A: Media reparations with Collette Watson

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    Q&A: Media reparations with Collette Watson
    February 10, 2021

    American institutions have only recently begun to take the question of reparations seriously. Black staff members at Free Press posed a question: What do media reparations look like? Collette Watson is one of the architects of the project.
  • Journalism outlets need new social media policies

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    Journalism outlets need new social media policies
    December 21, 2020

    The trend line is that reporters, often Black, are punished for their perspective, even if it’s rooted in reporting and facts. Punishment can mean being barred from covering a topic that is close to the reporter’s identity.

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