Tag Archives: Poynter

News coverage stereotypes minorities

When a heavily armed white man entered a movie theater in suburban Denver last year, killing 12 people and injuring 50 others, he was called a ‘gunman.’ News media speculated he had a mental illness. But when a 19-year-old Somali-American … Continue reading

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Navigating the dangers of tweeting

With the growing popularity of social media, the way journalists deliver news is quickly changing. Journalists like Anderson Cooper, Christiane Amanpour and nearly everyone in between seem to be using the social network Twitter to deliver up-to-the-minute news. While there are many … Continue reading

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