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If you're looking for information about diversity in higher education as well as the profession, check out Mass Communicating: The Forum on Media Diversity. The site, which features among its resources a searchable database of 2,000 academic and professional journal articles, books and conference papers, is run by LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication. You can contribute to the site by sending your research, events, resources or other information to site founder Ralph Izard or webmaster Masudul Biswas.

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Newswatch at the Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism turned its diversity guide into a group effort, enlisting the help of several associations.

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The South Asian Journalists Association calls its stylebook a work in progress, and more of a reminder than a reference work. Both descriptions don't do it justice.

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The National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association's stylebook supplement on LGBT issues includes the explanation that LGBT is an acronym for “lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.” And note that the word is "transgender," not "transgendered."

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GLAAD's Media Reference Guide starts with an introduction to "fair, accurate & inclusive coverage" and continues through eight more comprehensive sections. Not only does the guide cover offensive terminology to avoid but it also includes what other styles guides have to say.

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NewsLab, an independent nonprofit based in Chevy Chase, Md., provides a directory of syllabi directories. Included are those for computer-assisted reporting, visual journalism and diversity.

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The last people to see a story before it is published are ideally placed to watchdog issues of diversity in a story's content and language. Watch as Dori Maynard of the Maynard Institute explains how copy editors can ensure that coverage accurately reflects the community. She also shares a couple of teaching ideas that are effective in both classroom and newsrooms. It's one of nine sessions at Editing the Future.

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Recruiting top-quality journalists is just half the job of building a strong newsroom. Without professional development, skills stagnate and leaders fail to grow. Watch as Walter Middlebrook of Newsday and Jerry Sass of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as they share their advice on making good hires and developing effective leaders. A handout of ideas to foster diversity is also available. It's one of nine sessions at Editing the Future.

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Maybe. ChannelOne has a couple of quizzes, as well as a photo gallery, that may stimulate discussion on diversity.

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Reporting about people is never simple, and coverage of individual cultures is often simplistic, as this guide says. For example, do you know exactly who an Arab American is?

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This media guide from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation can help. In addition to glossary of terms, the GLAAD diversity manual explains why some terms are offensive and offers additional resources.

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A lot of campuses have programs for exchange student program. Here’s an idea for an editing exchange program.

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Copy editors play a key role in making sure that coverage is diverse and fair. Here's how that can start in the classroom.

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AAJC offers information on immigrant rights, affirmative action, language access, voting rights and more.

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New American Media, a collaboration of ethnic news organizations, works to raise the profile of journalism out of the mainstream.

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Poynter was created in 1975 by Nelson Poynter, chairman of the St. Petersburg Times. In 1978, he donated his controlling stock in Times Publishing Co. to the institute, which has become perhaps the industry's largest independent, nonprofit school for journalists.

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NewsU.org offers more than 25 courses - most of them free - in several areas, including design, diversity, editing, management and multimedia reporting. NewsU is housed at Poynter and is funded by the Knight Foundation.

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An extensive listing of jobs and internships for journalists of color in newspapers, radio, television, magazines, public relations, and much more. You can create a personal account and post your resume for employers to view. Academic jobs are also posted.

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NLGJA was founded in 1990 in the living room of Leroy Aarons, a former executive editor at the Oakland Tribune who died in 2004. The organization's 1,300 members work for fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues.

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