At a time when a range of voices and perspectives are available across multiple platforms, and a choice word or angle can be a landmine—setting off a barrage of online hate—what does it take to be a columnist and how has the role evolved in a fraught social media environment where attacks inordinately target women and racialized journalists?
Join the conversation with:
Pacinthe Mattar, journalist and author of the article, “Objectivity Is a Privilege Afforded to White Journalists”
Waubgeshig Rice, journalist and author of the article, “Letter to a Young Indigenous Journalist”
Shree Paradkar, columnist and ombud at…
‘This role will provide a safe place for BIPOC journalists and all journalists to express editorial-related discrimination and bias concerns if they don’t feel comfortable bringing it to their manager directly.’