Authentic Voice: The Best Reporting on Race and Ethnicity

Authentic Voice: The Best Reporting on Race and Ethnicity

by Arlene Notoro Morgan, Keith Woods, Alice Pifer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231132883

ISBN-13: 9780231132886

Pub. Date: 06/23/2006

Publisher: Columbia University Press

The need for culturally sensitive, accurate, and well-crafted reporting on race and ethnicity is as important as ever. Selected from works honored in the " Let's Do It Better! Workshop on Journalism, Race, and Ethnicity" held at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, the television and newspaper stories in this collection are much-needed examples of

Overview

The need for culturally sensitive, accurate, and well-crafted reporting on race and ethnicity is as important as ever. Selected from works honored in the " Let's Do It Better! Workshop on Journalism, Race, and Ethnicity" held at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, the television and newspaper stories in this collection are much-needed examples of excellence in reporting. The Authentic Voice is the most comprehensive multimedia tool to date on the coverage of race and ethnicity. The text, DVD, and website project is a unique resource, featuring interviews with leading journalists, including Ted Koppel, interactive discussion points, teaching tips and weblinks that are a must for journalism educators and professionals who want to improve their craft.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231132886
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/23/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

ForewordPrefaceSymbols Used in this Book

Part I: The Search for IdentityChapter 1. - Story. Tug of War, by Allie Shah / Star Tribune (Minneapolis) - "Somali Girls Coming of Age are Caught in Cultural Tug of War" - The Making of Tug of War - A Primer on Somali Culture - Discussion Points / Suggested Readings and WebsitesChapter 2. - Stories: About Race Series, by Craig Franklin, Karyne Holmes, Pam Moore, and Pete Wilson / KRON-TV, San Francisco - "What is Race?" (Transcript) - "News and Race" (Transcript) - The Making of the About Race Series - Discussion Points / Suggested Readings and WebsitesChapter 3. - Story: Best of Friends, Worlds Apart, by Mirta Ojito / The New York Times - "Joel Ruiz is Black, Achmed Valdes is White. In America They Discovered it Matters." - The Making of Best Friends, Worlds Apart. - Discussion Ponts / Suggested Readings and WebsitesChapter 4. - Story: The Family Secret, by Alice Irene Pfifer and Lynn Sher / ABC News 20/20 - "The Family Secret" (Transcript) - The Making of The Family Secret - Discussion Points / Suggested Readings and Websites

Part II: The Search For EqualityChapter 5. - Story: The Color Line and the Bus Line, by Ted Koppe, Eric Wray, and Tom Bettag / ABC News, Nightline - "The Color Line and the Bus Line" (Transcript) - The Making of The Color Line and the Bus Line - The Making of the America in Black and White Series - Discussion Points / Suggested Readings and WebsitesChapter 6. - Stories: Broken Trust Series, by Jodi Rave / Leee Enterprises Newspaper - "Land of Confusion" (and sidebar story) - "Who is going to pay?" (and sidebar stories) - The Making of the Broken Trust Series - Discussion Points / Suggested Readings and WebsitesChapter 7. - Story: Asian-American, by John Donvan / ABC News, Nightline - "Asian-American" (Trnascript) - The Making of Asian-American - Discussion Points / Suggested Readings and Websites

Part III: Telling the Untold StoryChapter 8. - Story: Torn from the Land Series, by Dolores Barclay, Todd Lewan, and Bruce DeSilva / Associated Press - "Torn from the Land" (and sidebar stories) - The Making of the Torn from the Land Series - Discussion Points / Suggested Readings and WebsitesChapter 9. - Story: Rim of the New World Series, by Ann Hull / The Washington Post - "Old South Goes with the Wind" - The Making of the Rim of the New World Series - Discussion Points / Suggested Readings and WebsitesChapter 10. - Story: The Death of LCpl Gutierrez, by Steve Glauber and Bob Simon / CBS News, 60v Minutes II - "The Death of LCpl Gutierrez" (Transcript) - The Making of The Death of LCpl Gutierrez - Tips from the Making of The Death of LCpl Gutierrez - Discussion Points / Suggested readings and Websites

Part IV: Cultural CompetenceChapter 11. - Stories: Diverse and Divided, and A Tale of Two Cultures, by Elizabeth Llorente / The Record of Bergen County, NJ - "Diverse and Divided: One City, Two Communities" - "A Tale of Two Cultures: Palisades Park Grapples with Change" - The Making of Diverse and Divided and A Tale of two Cultures - Discussion Points / Suggested Readings and WebsitesChapter 12. - Story: About Race Series: The Rape of Nanking, by Emerald Yeh / KRON-TV, San Francisco - "The Rape of Nanking" (Transcipt) - The Making of The Rape of Nanking - Discussion Points / Suggested Readings and WebsitesChapter 13. - Story: The Other Pro Soccer, by Gabriel Escobar / The Washington Post - "IN Area's Latino Leagues, Part of the Game is Profit, and the Best Players are Paid" - The Making of The Other Pro Soccer - Discussion Points / Suggested readings and Website

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