Yes, Tim Steere and Ryan Phillips, You ARE Journalists!

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It’s important that journalism students view themselves as not just authors or writers, but journalists from the day they begin studying journalism. Two University of Alabama graduate students seemed to shy away from the “journalist” label even as three of their classmates are inspiring a new generation of young journalists.

Former NABJ President Kathy Times Questions Latest Newsroom Diversity Strategies

Speaking at conference in Birmingham Saturday, Kathy Times, a former broadcast journalist and president of the National Association of Black Journalists, questioned some recent efforts by some of the nation’s broadcast newsrooms to emphasize a “diversity of thought” in their hiring while the number African Americans, Latinos and other underrepresented groups is dropping. .

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