A Roadmap for Equitable Inclusion

Looking at journalism as a process rather than as institutions and an identity

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Community Service → Demonstrated Respect → Mutual Trust → Active Inclusion → Meaningful Participation → Shared Power

Community Service

Acknowledging the Past, Addressing the Present

Further Exploration

Examples

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These organizations have each has made significant, example-setting efforts to truly serve their communities.

Further Reading

Demonstrated Respect

Further Exploration

Examples

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100 Days in Appalachia and Flint Beat are both organizations to respect the needs of the communities they serve. And it’s worth noting that parachute journalism and the ways that it had failed these communities is something both are well aware of and to some extent responding to with this work.

Further Reading

Mutual Trust

Further Exploration

Examples

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These examples, the correction from LAist and the reporter mission statements are excellent examples of transparency and openness.

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Active Inclusion

For + With > About

Further Exploration

Examples

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Each of these examples reflect a deeper kind of inclusion than standard news operations and actually veer toward our next benchmark around meaningful participation.

Further Reading

Meaningful Participation

Further Exploration

Examples

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These efforts are genuine efforts to be mirrors held up to a community by members of the community.

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Shared Power

Further Exploration

Examples

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Further Reading

Expanding Our Understanding by Looking Beyond Journalism

Restorative Practices

Narrative Medicine

Reconciliation

Cultural Repatriation

Remedial Education

Just Transition

There is much work to be done

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Written by

Deputy Director of Product @NewsCatalyst. Founder of @ProjectFacet, supporting effective, meaningful collaboration. The future of journalism is collaborative.

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