Tip Sheets: Diversity (1997-2010)

Tip Sheet Archive

Shirley Sherrod Story Shows Waves and Undercurrents in a Media Tsunami
Steve Myers, Jul. 22, 2010
Percentage of Minorities is Higher Than Last Time Newsrooms Were This Size
Mallary Jean Tenore, Apr. 15, 2010
Outburst at Obama Prompts Discussion about Covering Cultural Divides
Angie Chuang, Oct. 16, 2009
Recently archived stories from the Diversity at Work blog
Various Contributors
What Does the Future of Diversity Look Like?
Keith Woods, Aug. 13, 2009
55 Years Later, Media Reflect Failure of Brown v. Board of Ed Decision to Deliver on its Promise
Richard Prince, May 18, 2009
Reaction to NY Post Cartoon Signals Americans on Alert for Signs of Racism
Keith Woods, Feb. 20, 2009
Barrow’s Life Offers Quiet Lesson in Leadership
Karen Dunlap, Feb. 20, 2009
If Obama Wins, Race Has Its Place in Coverage
Keith Woods, Nov. 2, 2008
Neil Foote Takes NAMME from Minority to Multicultural
Gregory Favre, Oct. 13, 2008
Mike Jacobs Explains His Great Plains ‘Rainbow Newsroom’
Gregory Favre, Sept. 8, 2008
Rewriting the ‘American’ Story
Thomas Huang, August 27, 2008
Maynard: ‘Give All Front Door Access to the Truth’
Gregory Favre, July 31, 2008
RTNDA Survey: Women, Minorities Progress in TV Newsrooms
Jill Geisler, July 22, 2008
‘Journal-isms’ That Engage and Inform Diverse Audiences
Mallary Jean Tenore, July 11, 2008
Campaigning for Better Coverage of Race in the Presidential Election
Keith Woods, June 6, 2008
Forty Years Later: Is Race Still in Vogue?
Keith Woods, April 4, 2008
Speech as Story Starter: Building on Obama
Keith Woods, March 19, 2008
Hero or Victim: Not the Only Choices
Roy Peter Clark, Feb, 18, 2008
The ‘Ooze News’ behind the Numbers
Bobbi Bowman, Jan. 24, 2008
Level the Playing Field for Coverage of Disabilities
Susan LoTempio, Dec. 19, 2007
ESPN.com’s Rob King on the Story of Sean Taylor
Roy Peter Clark, Nov. 30, 2007
Diversity in the Downsizing Era
O. Ricardo Pimentel, Nov. 29, 2007
Curry: Find Diversity Within Diversity
Mallary Jean Tenore, Nov.16, 2007
Minutemen Controversy Raises Questions of Clarity and Transparency
Mary Sanchez, Nov.15, 2007
The Curse of Chief Wahoo: Enabling Racist Imagery
Roy Peter Clark, Oct. 22, 2007
Burns’ Latest Lacking Part of the Story
Bobbi Bowman, Oct. 5, 2007
Diversity in the Digital Age:
Complicated Issues, Sophisticated Storytelling

Thomas T. Huang, Sept. 28, 2007
The Missing Mainstream in Jena:
What Story Are You Overlooking?

Keith Woods, Sept. 28, 2007
Fall Semester: a Season of Changing Colors
Bobbi Bowman, Sept. 14, 2007
Disability Day by Day: Profile of a Columnist
Susan LoTempio, Aug. 30, 2007
Adios, Aly, and Thanks for Always Being on Duty
Keith Woods, Jul. 11, 2007
Visions of Harold and Kumar:
A Plea for Better Coverage of the Asian Man

Thomas Huang, June 27, 2006
“Service Station” an Oxymoron for Drivers with Disabilities
Susan LoTempio, June 6, 2006
From Communist China to Indian Country: Sharing the Value of Press Freedom
Jodi Rave, June 1, 2006
Personal Journalism: Race, Adoption and the Father-Daughter Bond
Buth Ward, May 19, 2006
Monday’s Boycott: Questions about Your Coverage
Aly Colón, April 30, 2005
Enabling Coverage of Disability
Susan LoTempio, April 25, 2006
Teaming Up to Tell the Untold Stories
Thomas Huang, April 3, 2006
Poynter Podcasts: Diversity in Denmark and the Cartoon Controversy
Various Contributors, March 9, 2006
The Parity Project: Making a Difference, One Newspaper at a Time
Aly Colon, Feb. 27, 2006
Caught in a Riot, Reporter’s No Longer a ‘Dispassionate Observer’
Mary Sanchez, December 22, 2005
Shouts in the Fires
Terry Mattingly, November 15, 2005
A Letter to Caitlin
Butch Ward, November 7, 2005  
Covering Race: Back to the Future
Aly Colón, November 1, 2005
Writing What You Know, And Then Some
Thomas Huang, October 21, 2005
Hiring — and Nurturing — Native Journalists
Jodi Rave, September 22, 2005
Blogging The Seminars
(Poynter’s Writing About Race Seminar and
USC Annenberg’s Institute for Justice and Journalism at Harvard)
Various Authors, September 18, 2005
What’s Our Message?
Aly Colón, September 6, 2005
Nicknames & Mascots: Complicity in Bigotry
Keith Woods, August 16, 2005
Making Journalism Your Mission
Thomas Huang, August 9, 2005
The Lessons of Emmett Till
Mary Sanchez, July 26, 2005
Harry Potter And The Imbalance of Race
Keith Woods, July 15, 2005
The Duh! in Diversity
Keith Woods, July 1, 2005
Covering Disabilities: Untold Stories for Any Beat
Elizabeth J. Carr, May 6, 2005
Framing Stories
Thomas T. Huang, May 2, 2005
Looking Like a Local, But Being an Outsider
Mark Edwin Boswell, March 30, 2005
Time to Step Up: What Are You Willing to Risk?
Keith Woods, March 21, 2005
Diverse Paths to a Story
Thomas Huang, March 14, 2005
Trolling the Blogosphere for Real Conversation
Keith Woods, February 16, 2005
SAJA’s Mission: Help Journalists Understand South Asians
Aly Colón, February 8, 2005
The Journalistic Conundrum: Lessons learned
from watching experts and the media cover Native Americans
Jodi Rave, February 1, 2005
Editing in Tough Times
Thomas Huang, January 18, 2005
Trauma Takes Toll on Journalists Covering Disasters
Aly Colón, January 11, 2005
News University: Handling Race and Ethnicity
Instructor: Keith Woods, 2005
Diversity in Hard Times: Hard Choices, Hard Work
Keith Woods, December 22, 2004
Remembering What We’d Rather Forget
Keith Woods, September 23, 2004
Race Relations & Social Justice Writing: It Takes Time
Elizabeth J. Carr, September 17, 2004
Mentoring Across Race
Mary Sanchez, August 25, 2004
The Meaning of Unity
Keith Woods, August 11, 2004
A Vote for Complexity:
Handling Race in Political Coverage
Keith Woods, June 29, 2004
Beyond Political Correctness
Thomas Huang, June 14, 2004
Step Into the Minefield
Keith Woods, May 14, 2004
Race, Unfiltered
Thomas T. Huang, May 14, 2004
Reflecting the Audience
Bill Dedman and Steve Doig, May 12, 2004
From Diversity to Parity
Pam Johnson, May 3, 2004
How My Father Spent Recess
Mary Sanchez, April 26, 2004
What Does Diversity Look Like?
Keith Woods, April 19, 2004
Tasteless or Tone-Deaf?
Thomas Huang, April 12, 2004
From ‘How Many?’ to ‘Why?’
Keith Woods, March 8, 2004
Approaching “The Passion”
Mary Sanchez, February 23, 2004
If the D.A. Is of Half-Asian Descent,
Why Does the Press Label Her ‘Black’?
William Wong, February 11, 2004
Disentangling Desegregation Discourse
Keith Woods, February 3, 2004
Designing Across Cultures
Anne Conneen, January 30, 2004
What’s In a Name?
Keith Woods, November 25, 2003
The Battle for Inclusiveness
Thomas Huang, November 17, 2003
Put The Hay Out
Keith Woods, October 27, 2003
Copy Editing for Diversity
Ron Smith, October 24, 2003
The Invisible Reporter
Matt Thompson, October 8, 2003
Syllabus’ Worth of Difference
Lillian Dunlap, September 30, 2003
The Colors of Pageantry
Keith Woods, September 30, 2003
Preying Presbyterians?
Aly Colón, September 18, 2003
Covering King
Keith Woods, September 4, 2003
At Ease With Diversity
Aly Colón, August 18, 2003
Minority Journalism Organizations: Do They Matter? Yes!
Michael James Rocha, August 11, 2003
Rejecting Racism: The Native Factor
Fanua J. Borodzicz, August 1, 2003
Talking Race Over a Slice of Watermelon
Keith Woods, July 28, 2003
Small Room, Great Potential:
Lessons from Hispanic Leaders
Jill Geisler, July 21, 2003
The Color Connection
Aly Colón, July 7, 2003
Honoring Diversity to the Letter
Keith Woods, June 23, 2003
Journalism in the Balance
Lillian Dunlap, June 16, 2003
NYT and Blair: Diversity, Dedication, and Dereliction
Keith Woods, May 28, 2003
Examining the Numbers
Gregory Favre, May 27, 2003
The Face and Mind of the American Journalist (2003 Survey)
Indiana University’s School of Journalism, April 10, 2003
A Complete Picture
Keith Woods, Lillian Dunlap, Aly Colón, March 17, 2003
Writing About Race Without Muting the Debate
Chip Scanlan and Cristina C. Breen, January 31, 2003
Diversity at Risk
Pam Johnson, October 14, 2002
8 Steps Toward Cultural Competence
Ruth Seymour, August 6, 2002
The Listening Post: A Teaching Module
Keith Woods, August 6, 2002
Giving Voice to Other Voices: A Teaching Module
Lillian R Dunlap, August 6, 2002
Handling Race/ethnicity in Descriptions: A Teaching Module
Keith M. Woods, August 6, 2002
Bias Survey: A Teaching Module
Ruth Seymour, August 6, 2002
Diversity: Where Do We Go From Here? (“News & Race” study)
Doug White, October 19, 2001
Find the Story of ‘Us’
Lillian Dunlap, September 26, 2001
Leadership, Values, and the African-American Journalist
Jay Harris, August 28, 2001
Who’s Missing? What’s Lost?
Lillian Dunlap, July 16, 2001
Ethics, Diversity, and Photography
Kenny Irby, September 22, 2000
Making Connections
Aly Colón, August 18, 2000
Guidelines for Racial Identification
Keith Woods, February 25, 2000
Improving Your “Cross-Cultural” Investigative Story
Victor Merina, February 14, 2000
Covering Volatile Stories: The Dos and Don’ts
Victor Merina, February 11, 2000
The 5 W’s of Journalism from a Diverse Perspective
Aly Colón, July 1, 1999
Transmitting Values: A Guide to Fairer Journalism
Keith Woods, July 1, 1999
Race: Reality vs. Symbolism in San Diego
Aly Colón, June 26, 1998
On The Road to Civil Rights
Keith Woods, Spring 1997

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