Diversity and Inclusion

ONA18

The Male Allies Toolkit

  • Fergus Bell
  • Federica Cherubini
  • Janine Warner
  • Angela Pacienza

Aspiring male allies everywhere are ready to stand up and support their female colleagues, but they need help. Supporting underrepresented people in the workplace requires safe...

ONA18

Lessons from Black Twitter: Inclusive Reporting in Diverse Communities

  • Meredith Clark
  • Paul Cheung
  • Nisha Chittal
  • Anusha Alikhan

A Knight Foundation analysis of interactions between Twitter’s black, feminist and Asian-American subcultures — and the news media that cover them — shows well-placed...

Insights: Revenue and Engagement

Fostering Needed Conversations

  • Sarah Alvarez
  • Stephanie Brown
  • Moderated by Sara Catania

In any community, difficult conversations need to be addressed, and news media are increasingly seen as a place to foster dialogue in a productive way. We’ll cover the...

ONA17

We Have the Audience, So Show Us the Money

  • Led Black
  • Glenn Burkins
  • Molly de Aguiar
  • Karen Rundlet

Hear from media entrepreneurs of color and funders on why we aren’t seeing more media startups in under-served communities. Expect a lively chat with insights into how local...

ONA17

Trust, Truth and Questions for the Media

  • Moderated by Brian Stelter

It’s been a strange year in politics, to say the least. From a surprising Presidential election cycle to a sense of rising public mistrust in journalism to weekly policy and...

ONA16

Do We Need a Bechdel Test for News? How Inclusiveness and Credibility Can Expand Coverage

  • Vanessa K De Luca
  • Lisa Stone
  • Jose Antonio Vargas
  • Moderated by Alisa Miller

Around the world, news features women only 24 percent of the time, a data point indicative of journalism’s larger problem with inclusiveness in all forms of diversity, including...

ONA16

Rethinking ‘Diversity’: How to Cover Race & Inclusion

  • Dawn Ennis
  • Chip Mahaney
  • Imaeyen Ibanga
  • Tracie Powell

Definitions aren’t black and white, so how can we better define “inclusion”? Why is the term “diversity” losing favor? We’ll look at examples of how stories can better...

ONA16

Latinos and the 2016 Election: Reporting on Communities Regardless of Your Background

  • Jose Olivares
  • Kelly Ann Scott
  • Natalie Van Hoozer
  • Vanessa Vancour

Noticiero Móvil is an experiment that provides 2016 election coverage to empower Latinos, funded by an ONA/Knight Foundation grant. College students working on the project are...

London16

Knocking Down the Language Barrier

  • Stijn Aelbers
  • Moderated by Eliza Anyangwe

Whether we’re talking about the migrant routes in Europe, countries where multiple languages are spoken or conversations around terrorism and extremism, hot-button topics in the...