Who Is Telling the Nation’s Story?

Say you are working in a newsroom right now. Look around. What do you see? Who do you see? Do you see a place that reflects colleagues of many different origins? Nationally, the numbers tell us the situation has barely changed.     But let’s break these numbers down. We see that the small share […]

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Who Speaks For All of Chicago?

Almost a lifetime ago now, I wandered door to door in black Washington, asking simple questions: What do you see in the news media that tells about your life? And do you trust the news media? I learned from the people I talked with that their Washington was virtually invisible in a news media that […]

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