Tag: diversity

by Stacy Forster

In our next #EdShift chat, we’ll discuss lessons learned from those covering, watching and teaching about the protests earlier this month at the University of Missouri. The chat will take place at 1 p.m. Eastern time/Noon Central/10 a.m. Pacific time, on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The protests about diversity on campus prompted the resignation of two […] more »

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

As student protests over diversity concerns at the University of Missouri led to the resignation of two top administrators this month, the story drew national attention. Yet the historic nature of the protests dimmed almost as soon as it hit our screens, muted by a controversy over journalists’ access to the protestors’ encampment and the […] more »

by Arionne Nettles

I spent most of 1989 playing games on the Apple //c computer my dad handed down to me when he upgraded to a newer version. In 1999, I took pride in being the first person in my class to code a calculator by scratch using Visual Basic. But at Florida A&M University in 2003, I […] more »

by Patricia Aufderheide

An audit by the Center for Media and Social Impact of different documentary series on commercial and public TV has found that the most diverse documentary series on TV are “Independent Lens” and “POV,” public TV series. They are more diverse than both commercial series and other public TV series. But commercial TV has plenty of […] more »

by Paul Voakes

Think of a talented young person in your field. You can easily see this person, 10 or 15 years from now, as a leader in the field: a highly decorated journalist or perhaps an award-winning teacher or researcher. But the path to that achievement is anything but easy, especially if that talented young person comes from […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ONA debuts a build-your-own-ethics-code platform (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. What the results of a survey of Coursera students mean for online learning (Ellen Wexler / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. Education Department names first open education resources advisor (Dian Schaffhauser / Campus Technology) 4. Putting 2015’s higher education cyber-attacks into perspective (D. Frank […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The covert world of people trying to edit Wikipedia—for pay (Joe Pinsker / The Atlantic) 2. A trail of evidence leading to AT&T’s partnership with the NSA (via ProPublica) 3. Comcast’s ‘Watchable’ streaming portal to give creators a bigger cut of ad revenue (Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal) 4. Six weeks into its […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. It’s not enough to keep saying Silicon Valley has a diversity problem—we have to get specific (Andy Newman / Quartz) 2. Arianna Huffington’s improbable, insatiable content machine (David Segal / New York Times) 3. Why Yelp’s anti-competitive case against Google is weak at best (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 4. U.S. House of Representatives allows […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The news about new digital-news sites? It’s tough going (Paul Farhi / Washington Post) 2. Gawker’s moment of truth (Jonathan Mahler / New York Times) 3. Making black lives matter in the news (Susan Smith Richardson / Nieman Reports) 4. The New York Times wisely blocks staff from viewing its desktop homepage (Nate Swanner […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Top journalism students to lead in-depth marijuana report at ASU (via ASU News) 2. Three ways to improve technology-assisted learning (Matt Candler / Medium) 3. How can we really get more women into tech? (Suw / Finding Ada) 4. Do j-school classes have a diversity problem? Ask the students (Aeman Ansari / J-Source) 5. […] more »