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Black press wrote about both "points of pride" and challenges in the Black community, says Broussard

(Ohio University News) - This year’s recipient of the Guido H. Stempel Award for Journalism and Mass Communication Research, LSU professor Dr. Jinx Coleman Broussard, told Ohio University students and faculty that the Black press wrote about points of pride in the African Americans community, rather than focusing only on challenges facing the readers of those newspapers. Continue to read more about Dr. Broussard's lecture on Black Press and her award.

Erin Haines Whack

Errin Haines Whack, national writer for The Associated Press, discusses coverage of minorities during the era of President Donald Trump at the 10th annual Schuneman Symposium at Ohio University. The program was sponsored by the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and the School of Visual Communication. Whack, NABJ’s emerging journalist of the year, was among 14 speakers at the two-day program on “Covering Trump.” Photo by Robert Stewart.


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"Ethnic Media and Political Participation"

Diversity That Works


Our engagement with Ethnic media journalists in Canada

Forum's participation in the Colloquium on "U.S.-European best practices exchange" on diversity

Forum's coverage of NABJ Conference in 2010

Our work with Louisiana Ethnic Media (a page from the older version of our website)


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ASJMC's Diversity Booklet (under "Resources")

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