Collaboration: Rethinking Journalism in the Midwest

Journalism students and mentors collaborated on a digital multimedia story that unfolded in real time while they covered UNITY’s Regional Summit in Chicago.

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UNITY Hosts Student Newsroom at Chicago Regional Media

UNITY: Journalists for Diversity in partnership with mobile publishing startup Evrybit will create a Student Newsroom at the UNITY Chicago Media Summit at Loyola University, Thursday, Oct. 20, and Friday, Oct. 21.

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NLGJA: A small, but valuable network

At NLGJA, the number of reuniting friends proves just how small and connected the journalism industry really is.

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Groups to White House: We will continue to fight for government transparency

Forty journalism and open government groups today sent a letter to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest in response to his recent New York Times letter to the editor calling for journalists to give President Obama credit for improvements in government transparency.

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As UNITY prepares for the next year, the alliance is asking valued members of the public to support the organization as we prepare for the next U.S. president.

UNITY joins ASNE to prepare to defend First Amendment

As United States prepares to inaugurate the 45th president, UNITY remains committed to the fair coverage of people of color, the LGBTQ community, immigrants, refugees and women. UNITY will not bend in demanding that newsrooms be more reflective of the communities they cover, and UNITY will remain vigilant against harmful stereotypes directed toward vulnerable communities.

Editorial Intern, World Policy Institute

Editorial Intern, World Policy Institute

World Policy Journal is the flagship publication of the World Policy Institute, a non-partisan source of informed policy leadership for more than four decades, develops and champions innovative policies that require a progressive and global point of view. In an...

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4th Annual Journalism School Hackathon at Nevada-Reno

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