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‘Germantown Neighbors’ share personal stories and reflect on gentrification purpose

Sep. 3, 2021 1:17 pm

‘Germantown Neighbors’ share personal stories and reflect on gentrification

In this portrait project, photojournalist Hannah Yoon documents her neighborhood’s history.
AP changes crime reporting practices to ‘do less harm and give people second chances’ purpose

Jul. 29, 2021 10:12 am

AP changes crime reporting practices to ‘do less harm and give people second chances’

Acknowledging that journalism can inflict wounds unnecessarily, AP will no longer name those arrested for minor crimes when the news service is unlikely to cover the story’s subsequent developments.
One year after George Floyd’s murder, the words from these stories still resonate purpose

May 25, 2021 9:20 am

One year after George Floyd’s murder, the words from these stories still resonate

We know that the work of dismantling systemic racism and confronting anti-Blackness is far from over. The words of the nine local folks whose pieces we've excerpted here stand to remind us that there is no more important work to be done.
Into the fray: Why we use the term Latinx at Generocity purpose

Apr. 23, 2021 10:15 am

Into the fray: Why we use the term Latinx at Generocity

Pull up a chair to hear the pros and cons of the controversial term. And stay for the opinions.
‘Issues inside newsrooms bring real-world harm and put Black lives in danger’ purpose

Apr. 1, 2021 2:41 pm

‘Issues inside newsrooms bring real-world harm and put Black lives in danger’

It's time to bring back a Public Editor to hold media accountable for racism, bias and inequity, says Tauhid Chappell.
Opinion: Racism within CBS should empower the public to demand change in media purpose

Feb. 5, 2021 9:00 am

Opinion: Racism within CBS should empower the public to demand change in media

"Communities in Philly — particularly Black communities — stand to lose opportunities for coverage and collaboration with journalists if the internal issues at KYW-TV and other local outlets are not promptly addressed," says guest columnist Tauhid Chappell.
Want to build an organization of belonging? purpose

Jan. 26, 2021 3:10 pm

Want to build an organization of belonging?

"We have to recognize we haven’t gotten it right and that getting different voices in the room is not enough," says guest columnist Cheryl Thompson-Morton.
Kristal Sotomayor has a mission to empower Latinx and other communities of color via storytelling people

Jan. 5, 2021 12:00 pm

Kristal Sotomayor has a mission to empower Latinx and other communities of color via storytelling

But first, the ¡Presente! Media cofounder has had to navigate their own professional path, finding access via mentorship and other resources.
Reporting on gun violence needs the help of credible messengers, says PCGVR’s Jim MacMillan purpose

Dec. 7, 2020 8:41 am

Reporting on gun violence needs the help of credible messengers, says PCGVR’s Jim MacMillan

The Credible Messengers Reporting Project hopes to pair journalists with trusted community members in a collaboration that can help move the needle on gun violence in Philadelphia.
Opinion: A coup or not a coup? purpose

Nov. 20, 2020 10:03 am

Opinion: A coup or not a coup?

To many Americans, the word "coup" may seem alarmist and excessive when describing what is happening in the U.S. today. But now that Trump's calling MI Republicans to the White House, an attempted executive coup is what it is.

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