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Estizer Smith Sep 13
At shares top lines from her research on harassment & attacks on women in journalism 63% of respondents have been threatened or harassed online 58% have been threatened or harassed in person 30% have considered leaving the field as a result
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Ruth Tam Sep 13
"If your newsroom can't tell two [journalists of color] apart, what makes you think they can cover diverse communities?" – The only time I haven't been confused for another Asian in the newsroom is when I've been the only one.
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Starla Sampaco Sep 13
Room is packed for ! Lots of journos want to learn about inclusive reporting in diverse communities (lessons from black Twitter, feminist Twitter & Asian American Twitter).
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Elizabeth Roberts Sep 13
On developing trust in a community you’re in for a breaking news story: “Following up is a lost art in our field...seeing how the situation has developed long after you’ve left.” -Meredith Clark
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Mion Edwards Sep 13
Audience Question: Is it okay to Harvest Tweets without asking the individual who tweeted it first ? Answer: Give the individual a heads up and take into consideration what the context of the tweet was in relation to the overall conversation.
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Neeti Upadhye Sep 13
On how to interact with black & brown Twitter: “Think about it as source building, not story mining.”
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Kevin D. Grant Sep 13
. brilliant in warning mainstream journalists not to simply take social media content from communities of color without asking/giving credit, which only repeats history of white culture taking from Asian, Native, Black, Hispanic cultures.
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Kristen B. Reed Sep 13
Loving while also hating that I'm missing
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Kimberly Yuen Sep 13
News organizations should move away from the term "audience engagement. Data doesn't tell you the complete story. Pick up the phone and call somebody. Asian Twitter, Black Twitter doesn't represent the whole community -
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Kimberly Yuen Sep 13
Be very transparent about what you don’t know. Mistakes are normal. We’re human. You have to build the trust from somewhere. Your audience needs to know that when you make the mistake, you have to be ready to own up. Educate me. -
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Knight Foundation Sep 13
What can journalists use as better indicators of trust, engagement? Don’t just look at the numbers, look at the context. One idea: Read the comments, and resist the urge to be defensive when you get feedback on a story, says
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Melissa DiPento Sep 13
Should we have an inclusion style guide? Collaboration already starting here in this room to continue this.
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Beena Raghavendran Sep 14
My takeaways, drawn out, from a session yesterday: “Lessons from Black Twitter: Inclusive Reporting in Diverse Communities”
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Veronika Vernachio Sep 13
discusses breaking news and taking a moment to live in the moment with the people going through it at at
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Noelle Swan Sep 13
Seeing communities use social media (eg feminist Twitter) to be heard has given hope. The rise of being able to speak back to institutions is encouraging. Her hope is that spreads to more mainstream communities beyond.
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Danielle Chemtob Sep 13
From the panel: You have to establish trust with communities over time — don't wait for the news to break.
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Vanessa Vancour Sep 13
"Don't confuse easy access [to a diverse community] with trust."
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Maple Joy Sep 13
"We are so concerned about reporting the news that we sometimes forget the human aspect of it."
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Benét J. Wilson ✈️ Sep 13
LOOK at all the folks in the session! It’s being recorded. And follow along via hashtag!
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Wendi C. Thomas Sep 13
So on a panel about black/Asian Twitter, just told a room full of journalists to pick up the phone and call sources. I am triggered. (No, actually, he’s right. Good reminder.)
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