For aspiring journalists from low-income backgrounds, systemic industry barriers compound from the start.
Issue 19: How the Knight Foundation is spending its money, Reply All has its own fallout, and leadership shakeups all around.
The Objective
The Knight Foundation, which touches just about every area of journalism in the U.S., is negating its mission and hurting its grantees.
Simon Galperin
They don’t work there anymore, Bon Appetit gets further filleted, and McClatchy is giving employees a raise.
The Objective
American institutions have only recently begun to take the question of reparations seriously. Black staff members at Free Press asked: What do media re…
Gabe Schneider
Law firms don’t solve everything, the importance of Black storytellers in news, and the New Yorker Union work stoppage. 
The Objective
This will never be an area where you'll say, "'Ooh, good thing we're done. We achieved diversity. Let's move on to the next thing.'"
Gabe Schneider
Contemporary Black authors are amending and expanding the Southern story, and news organizations should tap into their work.
Zoe McDonald
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