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Flipping the script on newsroom equity

The newsroom has long been extolled as a place that pioneers social change — and speaks truth to power. My colleagues and I continued this tradition by talking to well-respected journalists about how...
Chy Yuk-ling, wearing a mask against COVID, stands with similar masked supporters who are carrying signs reading "Journalism is not a crime."

The fight for press freedom in Hong Kong

William Yang was on the ground covering Hong Kong for several months during the height of the anti-extradition bill protests. He’s used to being on the frontlines. Now, because of COVID-19, budget cuts and...
Catalin Tolontan at a mic, asking a question during a press conference.

How a sportswriter challenged a government

Just before the COVID pandemic sent the world into lockdown last spring, visitors to the True/False film festival — an annual showing of top documentaries in Columbia, Missouri — got a sneak preview of a...
Blind man listening to screen reader with headphones

How to make news accessible. Really.

Five years ago, Sandy Murillo could not have been an associate producer at CRIS Radio, a daily podcast that reads newspapers and other periodicals to people with visual impairments. The newsroom's...
Marchers, including one in a wheelchair and several carrying a banner for the Lighthouse Guild, parading down a city street with balloons.

Transcript: Accessibility in media

Participants in the 2017 Disability Pride Parade NYC in New York on July 9, 2017. Photo Credit: Rainmaker Photo/MediaPunch/IPX This is a transcript of the audio program for the first part in our series...

Ethiopia’s jailed journalists – continued

Zone 9 bloggers: Befekadu Hailu, Atnaf Berahane, Natnael Feleke, Mahlet Fantahun, Zelalem Kibret, and Abel Wabela.  Kaliti prison, on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, is home to many of Ethiopia’s...