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To increase newsroom diversity, set goals and be intentional

Creating a diverse and inclusionary newsroom isn’t something that happens naturally. Panelists at the 2018 JAWS Conference and Mentoring Project shared tips for how to do it.

Taylor Mulcahey | October 16, 2018

Independent web publication works to increase Asian-Australian representation in media

Leah Jing started Liminal to help Asian-Australians carve out their own space in the media. 

Erin Cook | September 28, 2018

Cameroon’s women journalists launch #StopSexualHarassment237 campaign

A coalition of female journalists launched #StopSexualHarassment237. The campaign targets the media industry in Cameroon with the goal of stamping out sexual harassment and intimidation.

Sherry Ricchiardi | September 26, 2018

Online database spotlights women photojournalists for hire

Women photograph is an online database of women photojournalists around the world who are looking for work. The site encourages media organizations and editors to give more assignments to women.

Sherry Ricchiardi | July 03, 2018

Lessons from reporting on FIFA World Cup: Q&A with Camila Mattoso

The only woman on her team, the Folha de S. Paulo reporter talks about her experience covering two World Cups and complains about the lack of diversity in Russia.

Renata Johnson | June 20, 2018

Media professionals outline 14 steps to combat industry sexism after conference controversy

A group of international media professionals penned an open letter calling for an end to sexism in the industry, which includes 14 actionable steps toward greater equality and inclusion.

IJNet | June 19, 2018

Tips for reporting on gender-based violence

Experienced gender reporters share tips to to protect sources and avoid sensationalizing or stereotyping stories of gender-based violence.

Cristiana Bedei | June 07, 2018

Journalism organization spotlight series: NAHJ, AAJA, NABJ and NAJA

This is the third installment in our spotlight series on journalism organizations, featuring NAHJ, AAJA, NABJ and NAJA.

Terrance Smith | May 29, 2018

4 questions to ask yourself to make your stories more gender-sensitive

All journalists are guilty of unconscious biases, which are replicated in their work. Here are four questions to ask yourself to dismantle these biases and stereotypes, and ensure more gender-sensitive reporting.

Cristiana Bedei | May 16, 2018

Study highlights harassment, coping strategies of women journalists

A study conducted by the Center for Media Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin conducted a study examining the types of harassment women journalists face and their strategies for dealing with it.

Sherry Ricchiardi | May 01, 2018

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