Language is powerful. How we use terms, categories and concepts in our coverage matter a lot — especially to people who often been denied control over the language used to describe them. In this conversation, you’ll learn from a handful of expert colleagues. What words matter most, and why? Which should be avoided, or never used again? How should we think through even the most ordinary stories to include the experiences and viewpoints of trans people? This conversation was a safe and welcoming environment.
Additional resource: Trans Journalists Association style guide.
More training on Reporting & Writing:
Google Trends 301
How to download data from the Google Trends store and create Flourish graphics with it. Also: Tracking midterm election issues and candidates. How can you use Trends during an election?
Reddit: How journalists can use the platform to grow audience, find sources and more
With 430 million active users, Reddit is a gold mine of opportunity for journalists — but diving in can be challenging. In this session, we’ll help you learn how to confidently navigate the platform to discover and promote stories, find sources, cultivate relationships with new and existing audiences, and more.
Protected: Google MyMaps 301
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