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Sports journalism's checkered past in covering mental illness
June 22, 2023

Ron Bishop, a professor of communication at Drexel University in Philadelphia, talks about his new book: "The Thematic Evolution of Sports Journalisms Narrative of Mental Illness: A Little Less Conversation."Visit the It's All Journalism website to find

Better News: How a 'substantial lifestyle' inspires and uplifts Black audiences
June 06, 2023

Greg Hedgepeth is president and CEO of Substantial Media LLC, a Black-owned and operated online subscription-based platform that promotes the "substantial lifestyle" as a way to inspire and uplift its Black audience. Better News recently published a repor

How media misses the mark in covering trans issues
June 01, 2023

The LGBTQ+ community is once again in the crosshairs of the political debate in the U.S. John Casey, senior editor at the Advocate, discusses how journalists could be doing a better job of covering LGBTQ+ issues. Visit the It's All Journalism website to f

Rethinking incarceration, policing subject of new documentary
May 25, 2023

In his documentary Reimagining Safety, Matthew Solomon explores the false premise that more police and more prisons makes us safer. He also provides practical and actionable solutions toward achieving systems of safety that work for everyone. Visit the It

Documenters boost Resolve Philly's coverage of important local meetings
May 18, 2023

Julie Christie, director of data and special projects at Resolve Philly, discusses how her newsroom partnered with Chicago's City Bureau Documenters Network to recruit, train and pay Philadelphians to attend and take notes at public meetings across the ci

The Trust Project tackles the crisis of trust and misinformation in media
May 11, 2023

Peabody Award-winning journalist Sally Lehrman talks about founding The Trust Project and how the nonprofit global consortium of news organizations is tackling the crisis of trust and misinformation in the media industry. Visit the It's All Journalism web

Local news viewed through a postindustrial lens
May 04, 2023

Carmen Gentile, founder and editor at large of Postindustrial, explains how the independent, journalism-first, multimedia news outlet covers the areas in the United States that were once deemed highly industrialized. While some communities continue to str

Philadelphia Inquirer adopts 'Up for Review' policy to consider de-listing stories
April 27, 2023

Evan Benn, senior director of special projects and communications at the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Emily Babay, coverage editor on the Inquirers Now Team, discuss the Up for Review, policy in which the paper reexamines stories that caused significant

Better News: Building trust with rural communities
April 25, 2023

TheAmerican Press Instituterecently hosted a panel discussion with alumni from the Tables Stakes Local News Transformation Program about how journalists can build trust with rural communities.Joy Mayer ofTrusting Newsmoderated the panel, which inclu

Where food and institutional power intersect in North Carolina is focus of new partnership
April 20, 2023

The Assembly,a digital magazineabout the people, institutions, and ideas that shape North Carolina, recently partnered with The Food Section, anewsletter on the Substack platform that covers food and drinkin the American South. Kyle Villemain and Hann