When Should Journalists use Identifiers?

Including identifiers like race, gender and religion on the news story or not has always been a difficult question for journalists. Some people see identifiers as basic information, but some may think that including the identifiers in the news report are discrimination and fuel stereotypes. To figure out whether journalists should include identifiers in the… Continue reading When Should Journalists use Identifiers?

Does the diversity of a news staff affect the diversity of issues, topics and people depicted in news coverage?

Our society has become more diverse nowadays, however, the diversity of news staff in newsroom experiencing a steady decline in recent years. The diversity of news staff would definitely affect the diversity of news in a news outlet. Therefore, narrow diversity of news staff may end up missing the opportunities to connect with the audiences.The… Continue reading Does the diversity of a news staff affect the diversity of issues, topics and people depicted in news coverage?