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Student summit explores diverse storytelling in the digital age

Simran Sethi is associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Journalism and Mass Communications, where she teaches courses on diversity, sustainability and environmental communications, and uses social media as exclusive reporting platforms.

As a journalist and journalism educator, I, like many of you, am trying to redefine my role and identify the essential skills my students need to be fully prepared for today’s dynamic newsroom. That’s why, as part of my journalism course on diversity in media, I created a summit on Telling Stories of Diversity in the Digital Age. The virtual event was co-sponsored by ONA and attracted viewers from North America, Africa and Europe.

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