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Diversity and the newsroom: Tips for expanding coverage and supporting reporters of color

The Columbus Dispatch’s Erica Thompson explores a few big stories and offers tips on advocating for diverse coverage and better support of reporters of color.

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  • News values and judgment

    We tackle the fundamentals of what makes a story newsworthy, the essential practices of journalists and the shared values that differentiate journalism from other forms of content and storytelling.

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  • How to find diverse sources to build trust, better serve our readers and grow audience

    Enterprise reporters Romi Ruiz, Marc Ramirez and Jessica Guynn talk about how they work to build trust with diverse audiences and find story ideas about communities that represent different experiences in the United States.

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  • How editors can support writers with mental health conditions

    It’s important for editors to allow for long-term adjustments that might wax and wane as a writer’s health fluctuates.

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  • Tracking diverse content for Black and Latino communities

    For more accurate diversity data, it’s critical to tag your content properly, and you need to understand what to tag and what not to tag.

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