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Teens Explore Their Roots Through Media

It is a legacy that goes back decades, to when community radio stations were revolutionizing access to information, and personal film cameras created new avenues of expression.

Appreciating the Common Wealth

What communities are capable of doing in a time of democratic crisis and economic rebuilding.

“Meeting in The Commons: How to Become Badass Collaborators”

My view of the media business I love is that we tend to be reactive, writing for a passive audience. But our most engaged readers are NOT passive, and want to get in front of the stories, to change outcomes.

Georgia Fort: Holding Media Accountable

“It is about examining the media industry and saying, ‘How can we be better collectively? How can we stop being an industry that causes further harm to marginalized and oppressed communities?’”

Then & Now: On Campus, in Media, and for Protection

Individualized responses to systemic issues will never solve the problem at its root.

Who Frames the Narrative? (part 2)

As a scholar who researches media coverage of police and protests, I believe Toledo’s death exposes a blind spot in journalism: a tendency to go with the “police said” narrative without outwardly questioning if it is right.

Riot or Resistance? (Part 1)

Danielle Kilgo is a researcher now based at the University of Minnesota focused on how media contributes to uneven power dynamics and diversity issues, including police brutality and social movements against violence and racism. This is the first of a two-part essay, published with her permission, that combines commentaries she published at The Conversation.

Reporting Sexual Assault in a Way That Honors and Protects Survivors

I witnessed firsthand how reporting can undermine and further traumatize victims of sexual assault.

Kate Nowlin: Stories With Dimension

"Over three million women have served in our post-9/11 wars, and I felt there was ample room to contribute a story about a female warrior."

Tag Archive for: media