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KTVU FOX 2 Slammed for Unethical Photo of Nia Wilson

Opinion OAKLAND, CA – It’s happened again. A television station covering the death of an African American aired a photo that seemed to imply the person had it coming. This time KTVU FOX 2 News was reporting on the death of 18-year old Nia Wilson, who was stabbed to death while boarding a Bay Area […]

Staff Writer Position Open at Nieman Lab

Posted By Joshua Benton Link to post: http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/03/come-work-for-nieman-lab-8/ We have an opening for a staff writer here at Nieman Lab. If you’re interested, apply over here! The job’s pretty easy to describe: You see all the stories on this website? The ones about journalism innovation — changes in how news gets reported, produced, distributed, discovered, […]

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Deadline Extended: 1pm PT on Tuesday, June 5th

We are excited to announce that the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education is seeking applications from journalism leaders, journalism entrepreneurs and storytellers nationwide for its pilot Maynard 200 Fellowship. Maynard 200 aims to expand the diversity pipeline in media by training 200 diverse journalists in the next five years. It is supported by […]

Work for The Trust Project

Are you passionate about democracy and journalism’s role in keeping it vibrant? The Trust Project, an international network of news organizations implementing transparency standards to build a more trustworthy and trusted press, seeks a program administrator to support the senior director across several dimensions. These include events and workshops, program budget and contracts, expense reporting, […]

Editor-in-Chief, The Chicago Reporter

The Chicago Reporter, an independent award-winning investigative news outlet, seeks a visionary editor-in-chief with proven hands-on editing skills to lead our newsroom in producing impactful journalism on race and poverty. The Reporter is a one-of-a-kind nonprofit media organization with a 45-year legacy of combining data analysis and narrative storytelling to shed light on racial inequities […]

New Staff

The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education is pleased to announce that Odette Alcazaren-Keeley will serve as the director of the Maynard 200 pilot program. Alcazaren-Keeley has a long history of coordinating fellowships during her tenure with New America. Her connections to the ethnic news sector will be important as the institute seeks to […]

The Maynard Institute’s board of directors unanimously approved Phase II of its strategic plan at a meeting on Jan. 30, 2018

Background Over the past 10 months, the institute doubled down on initial strategic work that concluded toward the end of 2016. This work built on the Human Centered Design planning underwritten by the Knight Foundation. This second phase was underwritten by a Democracy Fund grant that enabled the institute to convene another committee that looked […]