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Calling out (and calling in) white media

An invitation to journalists working in mainstream media to drop the pretense of detached objectivity and rejoin the human race.
Sep 22, 2016
Still from the video taken by Diamond Reynolds after police outside St. Paul Minnesota fatally shot her boyfriend Philando Castile. (via Youtube)

White bias in media is ruining your life, whether you realize it or not

What happens when white bias is the norm in media? Unsurprisingly the voices of people of color are marginalized.
Jul 11, 2016

Why we’re asking the wrong question when it comes to diversity in media

The media need to embrace the challenge of diversity — or be doomed to irrelevance.
Jun 21, 2016

What #JournalismSoWhite can learn from Jackie Robinson

“Jackie Robinson,” the latest Ken Burns documentary, informs a new generation about this great American hero. Still, after 70 years of media coverage, the journalism industry has neglected to absorb the strategic lessons Robinson gives us in plain sight to build a more just playing field. 
May 18, 2016

An open letter to white-collar Seattle transplants

Hey there new Seattle transplants — here's a few tips to help you avoid screwing up your new home.
Feb 9, 2016

#JournalismSoWhite. But you have the power to change it.

Support this crowdfunding campaign to get more immigrant voices into the newsroom. When we reach 100 backers we'll unlock $5,000 in matching funds to help elevate diverse voices through media. Please make your gift today!
Feb 4, 2016