Diversity in Journalism

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American Press Institute Diversity Programs

“The American Press Institute supports efforts to diversify newsrooms and to produce journalism that reaches minorities and other underserved audiences.” Leadership institute, diversity workshops, and research.


International Women's Media Foundation

"Founded in 1990 by a group of prominent U.S. women journalists, the International Women’s Media Foundation is a Washington-based organization that is dedicated to strengthening the role of women journalists worldwide."


Twitter: @IWMF

Maynard Institute

“We promote diversity in the news media through improved coverage, hiring, business practices & training programs that equip journalists with leadership, multimedia skills and subject expertise for news organizations across platforms. Our primary mission is to ensure that all segments of our diverse society are fairly, accurately and credibly portrayed.”


Twitter: @teammije

Media Diversified (UK)

“Media Diversified is a young and growing non-profit organisation which seeks to cultivate and promote skilled writers of colour by providing advice and contacts and by promoting online content through its own platform.”


New America Media

“New America Media is the country's first and largest national collaboration and advocate of 3,000 ethnic news organizations. Over 57 million ethnic adults connect to each other, to home countries and to America through 3000+ ethnic media outlets, the fastest growing sector of American journalism. Founded by the nonprofit Pacific News Service in 1996, NAM is headquartered in California with offices in New York and Washington D.C., and partnerships with journalism schools to grow local associations of ethnic media.”


UNITY Journalists for Diversity

A “strategic alliance that advocates fair and accurate coverage about diversity, especially race, nationality, ethnicity, gender identity and sexual orientation” and “aggressively challenges the industry to staff its organizations at all levels to reflect the country’s diversity.”


Twitter: @UNITY_JFD

Women's Media Center

"The Women's Media Center makes women visible and powerful in the media" and "works with the media to ensure that women’s stories are told and women’s voices are heard... The Women’s Media Center was founded in 2005 as a non-profit progressive women's media organization by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem."


Twitter: @womensmediacntr