Ten Steps to More Inclusive Reporting

Explore ten steps that you and your newsroom can take to produce more diverse, equitable and inclusive reporting.  This session features a Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellows project completed by Melba Newsome, RJI Fellows Class of 2020-21. Using research and findings from her fellowship, Newsome will outline the necessary steps and lead participants through an evaluation of published journalism for diversity and inclusive reporting. From common challenges to rethinking the whys and wheres of diverse sources to understanding and overcoming barriers, Newsome details what you can do to be more inclusive storytellers.

This 60-minute webinar is scheduled to begin promptly at 10 a.m. MST on Friday, June 18, and is free for COLab members. Not yet a COLab member? Join here.

Registrants must have both a computer and audio/phone in order to participate.

This training is part of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation’s “Leading Local: The Media’s Impact on Diversity, Inclusion and Equitey” series. Sponsored by the Calkins Foundation, the PNA Foundation is hosting a series of webinars focusing on systemic racism and bias and how news media companies in Pennsylvania [and throughout the country] can combat it.  Sessions will help publishers, editors, reporters, ad directors, HR managers and other leaders to address hiring, news coverage, advertising. product design and audience engagement in order to recognize, improve and impact diversity, inclusivity and equity.

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