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- In this webinar, panelists explore the rise of nonprofit news and the BIPOC leadership emerging in local journalism.
- How can diversifying leadership in journalism help highlight the lived experience of communities working on social justice issues?
- Read about addressing DEI in journalism.
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In this Remaking the Economy webinar conversation, developed in partnership with the Institute for Nonprofit News the panelists discuss the state of journalism and explore how it can advance economic justice. Featuring Jourdan Bennett-Begaye (Diné) (ICT, formerly Indian Country Today), Derrick Cain (Resolve Philly), and Crystal Good (Black by God/The West Virginian) the speakers explore the growth of nonprofit publications; changes in what counts as journalism; and the rise of Black, Indigenous and people of color leadership.
Additionally, these community-based journalism leaders also respond to range of questions, including the following:
- What is journalism now?
- What should journalism and what stories should journalism tell?
- What does community-based media look like and how does it stay accountable to the people it is trying to reach?
- What are effective strategies that journalism can use to promote economic justice and hold public officials and private corporations accountable?
- How can community and nonprofit media effective address the growing menace of disinformation?
- What is the ecosystem of support that enables nonprofit and community-based media to thrive?
Read the full article about redefining journalism by Steve Dubb, Jourdan Bennett-Begaye, Derrick Cainand and Crystal Good at Nonprofit Quarterly .