journalism

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Defends Black Female Reporters After Trump Attack

Journalist Brooke Baldwin defended Black female reporters after they were targeted by President Donald Trump…

Lisa Benson, Black female reporter, Kansas

Black Female Reporter Fired for Sharing Article About White Women’s Privilege

A Black female reporter alleges that she was fired from her job at Kansas City, Missouri’s…

Les Payne

Les Payne, Founder of the National Association of Black Journalists, Dies at 76

A founder and former president of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Les Payne,…

Journalism Fellowship Created in Honor of Gwen Ifill

The PBS NewsHour and Washington Press Club Foundation today announced the creation of The Gwen…

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Remembering Gwen Ifill, a Trailblazing Journalist and a Dear Friend

Only sickness could keep Gwen Ifill from a presidential election, particularly the denouement of a…

George Curry (1947-2016): An Advocate and Soldier for Black Media

First and foremost, George Curry was a freedom fighter, and journalism was his weapon of…

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Color of Change:NY News Features “Dangerous” Reporting on Blacks

Last  week, ColorOfChange released, “Not To Be Trusted: Dangerous Levels of Inaccuracy in TV Crime…

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[THE WEEKLY READ]Think Before You Thinkpiece

To My Fellow Writers and Those Who Edit Them: You do realize that not every…

Black Journalists, Respectability and Responsibility

A Washington, D.C. based news station recently ran a story about an awful home invasion…

How to Fix Journalism's Class and Color Crisis

Fixing Journalism’s Race and Class Problem

When I was a kid, my family loved watching science fiction films and television shows.…