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Lori Lizarraga, passionate about telling stories from under-reported communities, joins NPR’s Code Switch

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Poynter selects 29 journalists of color for leadership academy intended to expand their impact as leaders

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Bernard Shaw’s advice to young journalists: ‘Strive to be the very best, use models that exemplify the very best’

Strive to be the very best and use models that exemplify the very best. Work very, very hard and remain confident in yourself. You will stumble many, many times. And I think stumbling is programed into the whole process.

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Bernard Shaw, ‘one of the most respected journalists in the country’ and CNN’s first chief anchor, dies at 82

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After George Floyd’s death, fashion editor pivots to covering race, culture

After nearly 20 years of interviewing designers, coordinating photo shoots and identifying fashion trends, Houston Chronicle fashion editor and writer Joy Sewing yearned for a change.

“I was really trying to leave,” said Sewing, a native Houstonian. “I felt like I’d done all I could do in the fashion realm that I had. I felt I needed another challenge.”

Then police killed George Floyd.

“When George Floyd happened, I think a lot of journalists, particularly Black journalists who may not

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