Issue: Race and Ethnicity

Foundations are increasingly aligned with efforts to understand and celebrate the value of diversity—in media and in society. Here, we highlight many projects that media funders are supporting related to racial and cultural inclusion. Below, explore all of the content related to diversity and inclusion on our site — from events to analysis, media examples to posts. Explore the big picture or select a tab for specific types of content.

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Critical diversity checklist for newsroom managers


Meet the tiny nonprofit behind the world’s most ambitious journalism


Research and evaluation in the nonprofit sector: Implications for equity, diversity and inclusion


Do we need a Bechdel Test for news?


Newsrooms getting more diverse but still don’t reflect communities they serve


Pew report shows that tweeting about race is more than “hashtag activism”


DNCinPHL: Funders and nonprofit news on the scene

Editor’s note: This piece was updated on Aug. 5, 2016, to include DNC contributions by graphic journalist and VR/AR expert Dan Archer, the Youth News Team, and the NoVo Foundation.

This week’s Democratic Convention is taking place in our hometown. So, we’re reporting from both inside and outside the event on how nonprofit outlets and their funders are addressing issues at the center of this highly contested election.

Here are some initial observations; we’ll be updating this as we go.  Many thanks to our partners at LinkTV for securing us a pair of press passes—follow their conference coverage here.

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