Logo

Diversify Your Sources: Workshop with Melba Newsome - Shared screen with speaker view
Melanie Sill
20:22
Here’s Melba’s website to learn more about her: melbanewsomewriter.com
Melanie Sill
21:24
We are recording the session and will share the recording link afterward.
Melanie Sill
22:15
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/
Melanie Sill
36:37
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
Josh Clinard
37:42
Mel - could you please re share the databases you just showed in the last slide?
Melanie Sill
39:04
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
Josh Clinard
39:16
Thanks!
Josh Clinard
41:07
Great doc featuring her - Coded Bias (PBS doc now on Netflix)
Melanie Sill
42:09
Feel free to type questions here and we’ll make sure to bring them into conversation
Melanie Sill
44:56
Also, comments are welcome — on these stories or the issues in general
Melanie Sill
46:30
If you have resources to add, we’d love to know
Dorothy Bland
51:12
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.
Shannan Bowen
53:56
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.
Dante Miller
53:59
Imposter syndrome is sooooo real.
Dorothy Bland
57:10
Also, check out the Cultural Competence Handbook at www.nahj.org.
Dorothy Bland
58:27
Here's weblink: https://nahj.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/NAHJ-Cultural-Competence-Handbook.pdf
Melanie Sill
59:42
Another great ongoing resource for building trust among all kinds of people: https://trustingnews.org
Dorothy Bland
01:07:27
What 10-20 sectors would you recommend we target to get started on diversifying source lists that would be useful to this group?
Melanie Sill
01:08:45
Keep up with our training and development events on the “join in” tab at ncnewsworks.org
Dorothy Bland
01:08:53
Example, health.
Shannan Bowen
01:12:19
Thank you all!
Josh Clinard
01:12:21
Thanks Mel!!!!
Kaila Mitchell
01:12:26
Thank you!
Andrea Nenque
01:12:29
Thank you!
Dante Miller
01:12:29
Thank you!