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Bob Maynard’s vision of news via computer recalled as East Bay newspapers...

Brenda Payton March 11, 2016 By Brenda PaytonI was in a meeting with Bob Maynard. It must have been in the early ’80s. When he took over as editor of the Oakland Tribune, he was the first African...

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Three Lost Souls: Stories about race, class and loneliness

MIJE Staff April 1, 2016 Woody Lewis, essayist and former web architect for the Maynard Institute, has just published "Three Lost Souls: Stories about race, class and loneliness," as a Kindle Ebook....

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Dorothy Butler Gilliam Honored With The Anne O'Hare McCormick Trailblazer Award

MIJE Staff April 17, 2016 Maynard board member Dorothy Gilliam will be honored by the Anne O'Hare McCormick Memorial Fund as the recipient of the organization's first Anne O'Hare McCormick Trailblazer...

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Oakland Voices Community Forum on Affordable Housing

MIJE Staff April 24, 2016 At the Oakland Voices community forum on affordable housing earlier this month, expert panelists offered an unusually optimistic view of ways to secure affordable housing in...

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CIR and MIJE announce the Dori J. Maynard Senior Research Fellows program

MIJE Staff May 4, 2016 The Center for Investigative Reporting and The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education are pleased to announce the launch of theDori J. Maynard Senior Research...

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Best Voices of 2015 - 2016

MIJE Staff May 24, 2016 From the very beginning, at the orientation weekend in July, the Oakland Voices 2015 correspondents shared a connection that no one could really explain. It started during a...

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Best of Oakland Voices 2015-2016

MIJE Staff May 24, 2016 From the very beginning, at the orientation weekend in July, the Oakland Voices 2015 correspondents shared a connection that no one could really explain. It started during a...

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Best of Sacramento Voices 2015-2016

MIJE Staff May 24, 2016 They became advocates for healthy lifestyles. They reminisced about childhood inspirations. They celebrated the vibrancy of their evolving city, but with caution. They...

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Oakland Voices Graduation 2016

MIJE Staff May 23, 2016 Oakland Voices correspondents reflect on what they learned during the 10-month program. Video by Randy Filio Oakland Voices correspondents reflect on what they learned during...

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C-SPAN

Producer (part-time) Posted on:  July 5, 2016 C-SPAN is seeking a part-time Producer for its radio station WCSP-FM. This person will be responsible for supporting the production of an air shift,...

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NorthJersey.com

Web Producer Posted on:  July 5, 2016 NorthJersey.com is seeking a Web Producer to help publish breaking news and other content from The Record and other sources in various formats, including...

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Can Media-Shaped Perceptions Be Deadly?

By Martin G. Reynolds, Senior Fellow, The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education July 8, 2016 By Martin G. ReynoldsSenior FellowThe Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education...

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Minority reporters increase in TV, drop in radio

MIJE Staff July 12, 2016 Minority workforce numbers have increased in several areas of broadcast media, but minority news personnel hiring has not kept pace with the overall population growth of...

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Journalistic challenges from the ’60s, fast-forwarded

MIJE Staff July 12, 2016 MIJE asked veteran civil rights journalists Paul Delaney and Dorothy Gilliam about lessons from the 1960s that might be applied to journalists trying to make sense of the...

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Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting launches new diversity...

By Reveal Staff August 2, 2016 EMERYVILLE, Calif. – Today, Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, a national nonprofit newsroom in the San Francisco Bay Area, launched a project-based...

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Treasured journalism interviews now accessible with digital links

MIJE Staff August 7, 2016 In the 1970s, Nancy Hicks Maynard and her husband, Robert Maynard, knew how editors would respond when asked why they didn't hire black reporters: we can't find anyone...

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Clinton quotes Maynard in speech to journalists

MIJE Staff August 7, 2016 Hillary Clinton wanted to make an impression upon the reporters, writers and editors at the National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic...

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UNT Mayborn Journalism School earns AEJMC 2016 Equity and Diversity Award

MIJE Staff August 8, 2016 The UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism and the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism has earned the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass...

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George Curry: A Black Man Working

By Wilma Jean Randle August 25, 2016 George E. Curry, journalist, editor, columnist, activist, educator, mentor and friend, died suddenly over the weekend from heart failure at his home in Maryland....

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Book Review: New York Civil War history highlights journalism scoundrels, heroes

By R.E. Graswich September 16, 2016 By R.E. GraswichTwo days after the Civil War battle of Antietam, as the bodies of more than 23,000 men lay rotting in the late September sun, a photographer named...

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ASNE releases newsroom diversity details: numbers show who works where

MIJE Staff September 20, 2016 Diversity percentages from 733 newsrooms across the United States have been released by the American Society of News Editors. For the first time, the numbers provide...

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AAJA demands apology for Fox News report on Chinatown voters

MIJE Staff October 6, 2016 The Asian American Journalists Association has demanded an apology from Fox News after a correspondent with “The O’Reilly Factor” purported to examine views of Chinese...

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Meet Our New Voices Correspondents

MIJE Staff October 19, 2016 Oakland Voices is a community journalism program that gives East Oakland residents basic journalism skills and training to tell the stories of their communities from their...

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OV correspondents win SPJ community journalism award

MIJE Staff October 27, 2016 Four Oakland Voices correspondents were awarded the prestigious Society of Professional Journalists’ community journalism award for radio/audio for a series of articles...

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ACES Editing Boot Camp, Washington, D.C.

Event Date(s):  11/05/2016 (All day) Category:  Boot Camp ACES Editing Boot Camp, Washington, D.C.Saturday, Nov. 5 @ 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.George Washington University,2201 G St NW, Washington, DC...

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Gwen Ifill: An Appreciation

By Dorothy Gilliam November 14, 2016 By Dorothy Gilliam Dorothy Butler Gilliam is a founding member of the Maynard Institute board of directors. She is a pioneering African-American journalist and a...

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Gwen Ifill: 1955 to 2016

MIJE Staff November 14, 2016 Gwen Ifill, a pioneering African-American journalist whose career evolved from an internship in a newspaper city room to the pinnacle of national political journalism,...

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Our Condolences to Brenda Payton Jones

MIJE Staff November 28, 2016 Condolences to Oakland Voices coordinator Brenda Payton Jones who lost her father, Dr. James Williams, November 23. Dr. Williams was one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen.Read...

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Maynard Grad Mistaken Target in Social Media Wars

MIJE Staff January 14, 2017 This first person account is by Doris Truong, a graduate of Maynard's Media Academy for managers and past president of the Asian American Journalists Association. - MIJE...

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Examining Fault Lines in a Time of Political Earthquakes

By Jean Marie Brown January 16, 2017 By Jean Marie Brown As journalists continue their post-election coverage review and plot strategies for the first 100 days of the Trump administration they should...

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