Diversity Style Guides for Journalists

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Diversity Style Guides for Journalists

Description

"Should news outlets capitalize the word Black? Is it preferable to refer to someone as a person with autism, or as an autistic person? Should you explain the use of unconventional personal pronouns in stories? When do you use the term Indigenous and when do you use the term Aboriginal? What’s wrong with saying that someone “suffers from” a certain condition?" This webpage from the Open Notebook is a listicle - "links to a number of diversity style guides and other resources that can help journalists critically examine their stories for problematic issues."

Subject

Communications Justice

Source

This resource list was originally published by The Open Notebook on January 21, 2020 in “Gut Check: Working with a Sensitivity Reader,” by Jane C. Hu.

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Date

Last updated: June 2020

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Citation

The Open Notebook, “Diversity Style Guides for Journalists,” Anti-Racism Digital Library, accessed August 4, 2020, https://sacred.omeka.net/items/show/332.