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Celebrate 50 years of the JSK Journalism Fellowships and to salute retiring Director Jim Bettinger.
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Friday, July 8 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bias Breakthrough: How To Strengthen Coverage of Race, Identity and Inequality

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Questions of race, identity, and inequality are at the center of some of today’s most important stories. They also provide the most opportunities for missteps and misunderstandings. How can we best serve our audiences with the richest, most contextual, and most accurate content on these topics? 
2016 JSK Fellows Tonya Mosley and Jenee Desmond-Harris will offer a toolbox for journalists who want to deepen and strengthen their reporting on today’s hottest topics and hardest questions. Their workshop is an immersive course on bias and how it plays out in our work. The workshop is a mix of interactive role play, reflection and examples of bias in media. From there, they look at solutions - providing proven tools to help reporters as they head out into the field reporting on difficult subjects.

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Tonya Mosley

Senior Reporter/Host, WBUR Boston
Tonya Mosley is an Emmy award winning broadcast journalist for WBUR in Boston. She was most recently named a 2015-16 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. Tonya has served as a regular broadcast contributor to Al Jazeera America, PBS and talk show host for KIRO Radio. | | In 2014, Tonya won several national awards for her 4 part NPR member station KUOW radio series “Black in Seattle.” The series sparked both local and... Read More →


Friday July 8, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Oksenberg room Encina Hall, Stanford 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305