Diversity and Inclusion

Information Equity Database

Graphic Credit: Brian Mains, WCPO Channel 9 The #ONAinfoequity database provides resources for journalists to engage communities that are typically under- or misrepresented in...

ONA20

Reporting as Journalists of Color: Why We Need to Add “Safety” to Our Conversations about Diversity in Our Newsrooms

It seems everyone in journalism is talking about the importance of diversity in the newsroom. What’s missing in the conversation are the specific safety risks journalists of...

ONA20

What Have We Learned About Covering the Racial Reckoning?

  • Moderated by Catherine Kim

The death of George Floyd this summer sparked social movements across the country. It also set off deep introspection and analysis across America’s newsrooms – including...

ONA19

Changing Biased Systems in Newsrooms

  • Nicole Carroll
  • Siri Chilazi
  • Mitra Kalita
  • Raju Narisetti
  • Moderated by Soraya Chemaly

This event is presented by Women’s Media Center This session will address what can be done to make institutional change and better reflect the needs of a diverse population and...

ONA19

Whose Local News? Online Avenues to Trust With Diverse Audiences

  • Mukhtar Ibrahim
  • Priscilla Villarreal
  • Brenda Murphy
  • Rocio Tirado
  • Moderated by Daniela Gerson

Three innovating digital newsrooms share how they are connecting with communities that local news outlets were failing to reach. Their techniques include viral live video, SMS and...

ONA19

Reporting On Immigration In The Age of Polarization and Misinformation

  • Jose Vargas
  • Peter Perl
  • Ethan Zuckerman

Reporting on immigration with accuracy and empathy has always been difficult, a long-term challenge exacerbated by the mendacity and unpredictability of the Trump-era. Join Define...

ONA19

Storytelling in Spanish: “DACAmentation” and Getting Young Latinx Voices Online and On Air

  • Edie Rubinowitz
  • Fernando Moreno
  • Catherine Perez
  • Monzerrath Gaytan

Go under the hood and learn from the “DACAmentation” collaborators at NEIU and Spanish Public Radio about the challenges faced in projects reaching out to a young Latinx...

ONA19

Gender Equity in Sourcing

  • Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato
  • Francesca Donner
  • Moderated by Vivian Schiller

The last few years have seen several ambitious efforts to correct for a lack of inclusive sourcing in journalism, especially as it relates to gender. We’ll be bringing...

ONA19

Bilingual, Bicultural and Multiformat Collaborations to Enrich Immigration Coverage

  • Ronny Rojas
  • Almudena Toral
  • Rachel Glickhouse
  • Damià Bonmatí

In this engaging session, learn how collaborating across newsrooms, formats, countries and languages can help news organizations tell more accurate, nuanced stories about why...