By Jennifer Neutel Changing demographics need to be reflected in news organizations The efforts happening in journalism to embrace diversity are not unique to the field and there are business reasons why the issue is pressing, says Roberto Quiñones. Quiñones, executive director of UNITY: Journalists for Diversity, says a variety of fields including government, foundations, non-profits … Continue reading ‘There is a business case’ for diversity in media: Roberto Quiñones
By Jennifer Neutel Community partner applauds news organization for ‘stepping out’ The YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County’s work on eliminating racism and empowering women is boosted by being a community partner of Unite Rochester, says Jean Carroll, the association’s president and CEO. The association is “absolutely thrilled” to be in conversation with people on … Continue reading Newspaper’s community-wide race conversations opening up dialogue
By Jennifer Neutel ‘Community engagement is critical to today’s reporting’ While news organizations are rooted in the communities they cover, some are seeing a need to go beyond traditional reporting and intentionally engage and connect with citizens on a new level. An American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and Journalism That Matters project is exploring … Continue reading Why are news organizations exploring community engagement?