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Systemic Racism

News and Media

 On this page you will find a sampling of resources related to Systemic Racism and News Media, broken down into the following sections:

Issues in Journalism and News Media: Accountability, Analysis, Citizen Journalism, Communication, Comparative Coverage, Digital Culture, Discourse Control, Framing, Hierarchy, Ideologies, Implicit Bias, Invisibility, Language, Linguistic Bias, Linguistic Representation, Mass Media, Missing-White-Woman Syndrome, News Production, Newsworthiness, Privilege, Protest Repression, Racial Stereotypes, Racialized Media, Representation, Rhetoric, Selection Bias, Social Media, Television News, Unconscious Bias, Victim Blaming, Visual Profiling, Visual Representation, White Nationalist Media

Keywords for Social Justice/Anti-Oppression Searches:   Anti-Black, Association Between, Bias, Discrimination, Disparity, Disproportionate, Effect, Gap, High Rate, Impact, Inequity, Inequality, Institutionalized Racism, Oppression, Racial Inequity Racist, Racism, Unconscious Bias, Violence, White Supremacy 

Video Clips

Source: Vox. (2020, June 5). Protests aren't what they look like on TV. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srnA3cNTsXQ&feature=emb_logo

Source: CNN. (2021, September 22). How 'missing White woman syndrome' has real life implications. YouTube. https://youtu.be/uBWyG09rAMc

Source: PBS NewsHour. (2019,  August 4). How media coverage contributes to white supremacist rhetoric. YouTube. https://youtu.be/Mqe2vxxQMwc

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation. (2020, July 6). Unconscious Bias: do newsrooms struggle to report on race issues? YouTube. https://youtu.be/hvybXx0WjeY

Articles

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Books

Book cover for  You're dead---so what? : media, police, and the invisibility of black women as victims of homicide by Cheryl Neely
Book Cover for  Racism and media  by Gavan Titley
Book cover for  Murder in the news : an inside look at how television covers crime by Robert Jordan
Book cover for  Framing immigrants : news coverage, public opinion, and policy by Chris Haynes
Book Cover for Bearing Witness While Black: : African Americans, smartphones, and the new protest #Journalism  by Allissa V. Richardson
book cover for  Diversity in U.S. mass media Catherine A Luther
book cover for  Murder in our midst : comparing crime coverage ethics in an age of globalized news by Romayne Smith Fullerton
Book cover for  Bad news for refugees by Greg Philo
book cover for rejudice in the press? : investigating bias in coverage of race, gender, sexuality and religion by George Yancey.
Book cover for  Covering the border war : how the news media creates crime, race, nation, and the USA-Mexico divide  Sang Hea Kil
Book cover for  News for all the people : the epic story of race and the American media  by Juan González
Book cover for  Racialized media : the design, delivery, and decoding of race and ethnicity by Matthew Hughey
Book cover for African American Women in the News: Gender, Race, and Class in Journalism by Marian Meyers
book cover for frican American women in the news : gender, race, and class in journalism by Marian Meyers
book cover for  White victims, black villains : gender, race and crime news in US culture by Carol Stabile
Book cover for Crime, Media, and Reality by Venessa Garcia and Samantha G. Arkerson
Book cover for  The myth of post-racialism in television news by Libby Lewis
Book cover for Racism, Sexism, and the Media by Clint C. Wilson II, Felix Gutierrez, and Lena M. Chao
book cover for  Networked news, racial divides : how power and privilege shape public discourse in progressive communities by Sue Robinson
book cover for  Race-baiter : how the media wields dangerous words to divide a nation by Eric Deggans
book cover for  The harms of crime media : essays on the perpetuation of racism, sexism and class stereotypes by Denise Bissler
book cover for  Struggling for ordinary : media and transgender belonging in everyday life by Andre Cavalcante
book cover for race in sports media coverage by Duchess Harris

Podcasts

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We Live Here

Episode: Black Journalists Covering Race, Identity & Culture

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Colorblind

Episode: Black and Missing

Podcast: At Liberty

At Liberty

Episode: Policing the Press: A Journalist on the Frontlines

Pocast: The Kicker

The Kicker

Episode: Violence Bait

Podcast: Here and Now

Here & Now

Episode: Journalism Professor Alissa Richardson

Podcast: Carnegie Council

Carnegie Council

Episode: Protests in Perspective

Podcast Intersectioality Matters

Intersectionality Matters

Episode: The Lies They Tell: Mass Media's Complicity in the Age of Disinformation

Podcast: It's All Journalism

It's All Journalism

Episode:Journalists aren't as good at covering protests as they may believe

Podcast: Athletes for Justice

Athletes For Justice

Episode: Dr. Allissa V. Richardson

Bearing Witness While Black

Podcast: The Kicker

The Kicker

Episode: Racism, Atlanta, and the Race for a Narrative

Podcast: On the Media

On the Media

Episode: The View From Everywhere

Podcast: The Daily

The Daily

Episode: The Legacy of Rush Limbaugh

Podcast: Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is Oxford University's international research centre in the comparative study of news media.

Podcast: The Kicker

The Kicker

Episode: Inside the toxic mediasphere of Black exceptionalism

Podcast: the view from somewhere

The View From Somewhere

All journalists have a view from somewhere, and ”objective” journalism often upholds status quo thinking and reinforces racism, sexism, and transphobia.