Author Archives: Media Diversity Forum

Write about women’s accomplishments, not their connection to men

By Tracy Everbach “Wife of a Bears lineman wins bronze medal today in Rio Olympics.” That’s what the Chicago Tribune tweeted last summer when Corey Cogdell, a three-time Olympian, medaled in trap shooting. Cogdell happens to be married to Mitchell Unrein of the Bears, and Tribune officials said they simply were trying to make a […]

Continue Reading...

New Book: The Dawn of Detroit A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits

By Tiya Miles (Source: The New Press) – Most Americans believe that slavery was a creature of the South, and that Northern states and territories provided stops on the Underground Railroad for fugitive slaves on their way to Canada. In this paradigm-shifting book, celebrated historian Tiya Miles reveals that slavery was at the heart of […]

Continue Reading...

AAC&U Conference on “Diversity, Learning, and Student Success: Voices Leading Change”

A Network for Academic Renewal Conference March 16–18, 2017 Jacksonville, FL Register by February 23, 2017, for best conference rates Click here to get conference and registration information.

Continue Reading...

Joan Shorenstein Fellowship

The deadline for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters is February, 1 2017. Please visit this page to get information about eligibility criteria, funding and link to the fellowship application.

Continue Reading...

Night and Day: An Illustration of Framing and Moral Foundations in the Oklahoma Shariah Amendment Campaign

Bibliography: Bowe, B. J., & Hoewe, J. (2016). Night and Day: An Illustration of Framing and Moral Foundations in the Oklahoma Shariah Amendment Campaign. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 967-985. Summary: In this article, Bowe and Hoewe discuss a content analysis they conducted on letters to the editors of The Oklahoman and The Tulsa World […]

Continue Reading...