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Guidelines for reporting on multiracial peoplePosted on
PART 2 OF 2: When it comes to writing about mixed and multiracial people, it is critical to understand the historical context behind the terms, learn how to speak to sources and write about them, and examine any bias throughout the journalistic process. In this article, we are going to introduce guidelines for reporting on mixed-race populations.
A condensed history of multiracial identification in the United StatesPosted on
PART 1 OF 2: When it comes to writing about mixed and multiracial people, it is critical to understand the historical context behind the terms, learn how to speak to sources and write about them, and examine any bias throughout the journalistic process. In this article, we are going to review an abbreviated history of mixed-race people in the United States.
It’s time to rethink how we report election resultsPosted on
We need to fundamentally rethink the ways we report election results. Many of our maps and practices—from early calls to “trends” in vote share on election night—are confusing if not outright deceptive. The question isn’t “how do we optimize for speed, accuracy, and volume?”, it’s “how do we make sure our practices improve democracy instead of just observing it.”
Empowering editorial teams with product methodsPosted on
The iterative, user-centered methods we use in product development make a lot of sense for content, too. Instead of pressing publish and hoping audiences like what we’ve produced, it asks us to have deep, ongoing conversations with those readers, viewers or listeners from the outset, de-risking our work by grounding it in an understanding of people’s needs.
Network mapping: Learn a 30-minute strategy to find the right audience for your next project (and have fun doing it!)Posted on
Whether you’re developing a newsroom-wide strategy for connecting with audiences or you’re looking to quickly find sources for a single story, network mapping allows you to identify what you’re seeking to connect with audiences about, who cares about that topic and how you can reach them.