This list includes articles from our brilliant black journalists who look into media and diversity. The list was created for celebrating and honoring Black History Month 2022 but it will be updated throughout the year.
Black History Month UK: Tips on How to Commission Black Writers ALL YE...
Let’s put some respect on Black History, the strong importance it holds for so millions around the world, and the constant reminder to honour it beyond one single month.
Lessons learnt from Channel 4’s Black to Front Initiative: An Interv...
"This should be a wakeup call that you need to look at the structure of your organisations and make sure diverse voices are really being heard." - Ayshah Tull
Lessons the media could take from Critical Race Theory debates
There remains deep denial that a majority of media organisations are institutionally racist, and the sooner these truths are accepted and new structures are built to break these traditions, the better.
The Long Media Debate of Capitalising the B in Black
As one the debate on Critical Race Theory in the US and elsewhere is getting more and more heated it is important to understand the importance of issues such as the capitalisation of B in Black for the Black community
Taking the Knee During Euro 2020
Whoever wins on Sunday, it is certain that a European conversation on racism is out in the open, and it is something that will find more and more space as the World Cup in 2022 will be hosted in Qatar, in what is already called a World Cup of Shame.
Windrush and its Impact on Black British Journalists
Personal experiences could shape a journalist’s perspective and approach of storytelling. Sharing these experiences is important as it is a reminder to all audiences that it is crucial for diversity and inclusion to be present within the industry of journalism, as it ...
George Floyd and the Change in Media Conversations about Race
Lack of diversity is felt in the overall quality and emphasis of news coverage. It shapes the language and the narrative portrayed by the media and therefore has the power to shape people’s understandings of events around them.
Diversity in Media Awards and the Problem with Celebrating First Wins
An achievement is still an achievement regardless of race, so how great would it be to celebrate an individual on an achievement for their talent - without having to mention their race.
Why is proper representation on TV important for diversity?
Characters from a diverse background, should not be limited to certain types of genres programmes. They should literally be everywhere, as they come from a range a different social classes and backgrounds.
BAME Term Potentially Being Scrapped Creates Wider Conversations
Many Black journalists agree that there may never be a sufficient or agreed upon term for seeking out ethnic minorities as a collective, and that is okay.
The Flaws of the UK’s Race Report and the Responsibility of Journali...
A report does not conclude the final say for our realities, experiences, and hopes for institutional racism to be a thing of the past one day.
Is real life allyship remaining as impactive as it was on social media...
Notice how allyship is defined as a lifelong process? Meaning that when it comes to issues involving justice and racism, it most certainly is not an overnight process.