All Digitocracy: Five Ways Ferguson has changed journalism for the better

By Peggy Holman

Thoughtful piece by Tracie Powell identifying five ways in which journalism is more diverse and comprehensive as a result of what happened in Ferguson.  In short:

  1. Increased media attention on matters important to communities of color
  2. Boosted appreciation for citizen journalism
  3. Lifted the veil on stereotypes
  4. Caused news organizations to examine the importance of having black and brown news persons on staff
  5. Put the spotlight on the importance of local news outlets, particularly ethnic media
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