• Measuring progress on inclusivity

    RJI Fellows Class of 2020–2021
    Measuring progress on inclusivity
    January 5, 2021

    Tracking provides an honest assessment. That’s why tracking who actually shows up in the reporting is vital to the source diversity equation in journalism.
  • How an idea about local obits became a newsletter

    RJI Fellows Class of 2020–2021
    How an idea about local obits became a newsletter
    December 21, 2020

    A few years ago, Kristen Hare had an idea. She wondered if local, reported obituaries could help local newsrooms build subscribers, and therefore help support the business itself while connecting them with their communities.
  • How to find diverse sources

    RJI Fellows Class of 2020–2021
    How to find diverse sources
    November 18, 2020

    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.
  • Identifying and overcoming challenges with inclusive storytelling

    RJI Fellows Class of 2020–2021
    Identifying and overcoming challenges with inclusive storytelling
    August 24, 2020

    We started by laying out the obstacles we need to overcome with the reporters themselves: old habits die hard.
  • Let’s improve the diversity in your reporting

    RJI Fellows Class of 2020–2021
    Let’s improve the diversity in your reporting
    July 20, 2020

    Creating a hands-on, in-person diversity training program to help newsrooms make their reporting more representative of the communities they serve
  • RJI Fellow will help newsrooms diversify their source lists with a training curriculum

    RJI Fellow will help newsrooms diversify their source lists with a training curriculum
    July 8, 2020

    Wanting to help news outlets do a better job representing the diverse communities they serve through their story sources, prompted freelance journalist Melba Newsome of Charlotte, North Carolina, to help.
  • RJI’s 2020–2021 fellows named

    RJI’s 2020–2021 fellows named
    March 24, 2020

    The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has awarded seven fellowships for the 2020–21 academic year for projects that address the increasing challenges in covering climate change, unpublishing, harassment of marginalized journalists and more.
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