Report for America opens newsroom applications, expands opportunity to hire more journalists

The deadline for news organizations interested in partnering with Report for America to host emerging and experienced journalists in their newsrooms is Sept. 30. Report for America is a national service program that places talented journalists—corps members—into local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues and communities. Through the program, host newsrooms receive: Service-minded reporters, photographers and videographers Diverse, hand-picked candidates from […]

6 tips for covering COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

By Naseem S. Miller, The Journalist’s Resource, Harvard Kennedy Shorenstein Center | …[The Journalist’s Resource] asked several researchers and journalists how they think reporters should cover the topic of vaccine hesitancy. Here’s their advice distilled in six tips. 1. Find out why someone, or a segment of the community, is vaccine hesitant. “Don’t assume that a community would be vaccine hesitant and […]