Study: 7 racist and derogatory tweets are sent every minute
By Chris Hoenig
(Feb. 26, 2014 | DiversityInc.) - Racist and derogatory messages are posted on Twitter at a rate of about 10,000 tweets per day, or roughly seven tweets every minute, according to a report from a British think tank. Read more
Maynard-sponsored Twitter chat on "Coverage and Consequences"
By MIJE Staff
(Feb. 27, 2014| Maynard Institute) - The Maynard Institute held a Twitter chat on “Coverage and Consequences” and explored what journalists can do better in covering communities of color.
An experimental video to test the stereotypes in real life What Happens When a White Man and Then a Black Man Try to Break Into a Car?
By Albert Lin
(Feb. 27, 2014 | DiversityInc.) - When he locked himself out of his car recently, Jason Roberts noticed the sideways glances passers-by gave to the Black AAA mechanic who arrived to help him open the door.
In response, Roberts, the host of YouTube channel Simple Misfits, decided to recreate the circumstances to see if he would get the same results. Read more
Professional development seminar for ethnic media in Canada
Click here to check out our new page on the 2nd professional development seminar and conference for ethnic media journalists in Canada.
Coverage of the 20th Institute on Teaching and Mentoring