Diversify Your Sources: Workshop with Melba Newsome - Shared screen with speaker view
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Here’s Melba’s website to learn more about her: melbanewsomewriter.com
We are recording the session and will share the recording link afterward.
A wonderful resource: A guide: 10 steps to more inclusive reporting (Reynolds Journalism Institute)https://rjionline.org/reporting/a-guide-10-steps-to-more-inclusive-reporting/
Police using facial recognition amidst claims of wrongful arrestshttps://www.cbsnews.com/video/facial-recognition-video-60-minutes-2021-05-16/#xCan community health clinics help solve vaccine inequities?https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/11/967017129/biden-administration-recruits-community-clinics-to-help-solve-vaccine-inequities
Mel - could you please re share the databases you just showed in the last slide?
Josh (from the other Mel) — the links are in the digital guide, here’s the direct link: https://rjionline.org/rji/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2021/03/10_Steps_to_More_Inclusive_Reporting.pdf
Great doc featuring her - Coded Bias (PBS doc now on Netflix)
Feel free to type questions here and we’ll make sure to bring them into conversation
Also, comments are welcome — on these stories or the issues in general
If you have resources to add, we’d love to know
Others to consider include Black Chambers of Commerce, National Black MBA Association, Black Nurses Association, Black Engineers. Similar groups exist such as U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
I’m curious if any journalists on this call have a list of local groups they typically call on for sources? We could compile one if it would be helpful.
Imposter syndrome is sooooo real.
Also, check out the Cultural Competence Handbook at www.nahj.org.
Here's weblink: https://nahj.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/NAHJ-Cultural-Competence-Handbook.pdf
Another great ongoing resource for building trust among all kinds of people: https://trustingnews.org
What 10-20 sectors would you recommend we target to get started on diversifying source lists that would be useful to this group?
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Thank you all!