Thanks for publishing my photo, Columbia Journalism Review, in “In quest to protect image, NPR tarnished it”

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Thank you for publishing my photograph Columbia Journalism Review (@CJR) in this piece about how @NPR was challenged to provide a safe and open environment for its workforce.

I’ll note that as an audience member of National Public Radio’s work, I have also seen this challenge to respect different genders in its reporting, as noted several times on this blog (see: Just Read: Debunking the “Bathroom Bill” Myth: Accurate Reporting on Nondiscrimination – A Guide for Journalists). The other outlet that I have also pointed out as problematic is @USAToday.

Fortunately, there are exemplars like @DailyDot and organizations like @Ipsos who prioritize accuracy – because why spend time on reporting inaccurately when you can just report accurately 🙂 .

Almost four months ago, National Public Radio forced the resignation of its top editor, Michael Oreskes, following a series of allegations that he had acted inappropriately with young women inside and outside the organization. Among the complaints: unwanted hugs and kisses, awkwardly boozy dinners with young job-seekers, and disproportionate interest in the career trajectory of […]

Source: In quest to protect image, NPR tarnished it – Columbia Journalism Review

Ted Eytan, MD