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Nikole Hannah-Jones and the Need for BIPOC-Serving News Organizations

We need more initiatives like Hannah-Jones’s Center for Journalism and Democracy to invest in media makers of color

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The Modi Government, The Caravan Magazine, and the State of the Free Press in India

Editors Vinod Jose and Hartosh Singh Bal of The Caravan magazine, winner of the Nieman Foundation's 2021 Lyons Award , talk about politics, journalism, Covid-19, and free speech in India

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Dr. Anthony Fauci: “You’ve Got to Evolve with the Science. Science Is a Self‑Correcting Process”

The chief medical advisor to U.S. President Joe Biden on speaking about science with the general public, combating misinformation, his relationship with the Trump administration, and more


“As Journalists, Our Greatest Tool is Telling Stories that Bind Us, that Connect the Dots”

The executive editor of The Providence Journal on how his identity as the first-generation son of immigrant Chinese parents informs his journalism

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The New Yorker’s Elizabeth Kolbert: “No Way To Fight Climate Change Without Adhering to the Principles of Environmental Justice”

The veteran environmental reporter on climate journalism, geoengineering, genetically modified coral, and more


Journalism in Myanmar: “An Apocalypse for The Media”

Myanmar’s former ‘outlaw’ journalists lead the battle for a free press


There Is an Open War on Facts and Truth. That’s Why We Need Accountability Reporting in Political Stories

It’s past time to move on from “both sides” reporting and stop worrying about faux cries of bias


Alexei Navalny, Social Media, and the State of the Free Press in Russia

The space for independent Russian journalism is shrinking, but a handful of small outlets still offer an alternative to state media


Covering God in the 21st Century

Contrary to popular thought at the end of the 20th century, religion has continued to be an important aspect of modern life


In Polarized Times, Local Papers Need to Lean Even Harder into Tough Issues

Local newsrooms should report with nuance, grace, and empathy — especially when covering political hot-button issues


For Visual Journalists, The Pandemic Was Creative Inspiration to Try Harder

At the Minneapolis Star Tribune, photographers and videographers didn’t flinch from showing what was happening, but they also portrayed subjects in their full humanity


Challenging Traditional Views of Objectivity Is Not a Call to Lower Standards But to Reexamine Them

Journalists need to recognize that opinion pieces and straight news are both informed by individuals’ backgrounds and biases