UNITY: Journalists for Diversity, Inc. applauds the recent decision by the Associated Press to change its style on the terms “husband” and “wife” for same-sex couples after a formal request was made by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.
AAJA was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to launch “Diverse and Inclusive: News of the Heartland,” a project in partnership with University of Nebraska, Lincoln that will address the lack of news coverage of minorities and LGBT communities in Nebraska.
UNITY says more than 150 people attended Sept. 11-12 its two-day gathering in Michigan that featured a town hall meeting on Arab Americans and media summit.
Oklahoma, El Paso, Chicago, Atlanta and Arizona are among the sites UNITY: Journalist for Diversity is exploring for 2016 regional media summits.
UNITY: Journalists for Diversity held a successful regional media summit Friday at the University of Alabama in the heart of the historical civil rights movement.
While this all was an unforgettable experience, the journalistic knowledge I gained was not even the best part of it all.
NLGJA has released an Open Letter: Covering the Pentagon’s Transgender Policy in anticipation of the military’s upcoming decision.
The Association of LGBTQ Journalists – announces Philadelphia, PA as the location of its 2017 National Convention.
There are three kinds of people who attend journalism conventions: those looking for jobs, those looking to hire and those reuniting with friends and former colleagues. Most conventions have a rather equal distribution, but at NLGJA, the number of reuniting friends proves just how small and connected the journalism industry really is.