By Chhaya Nene
Minorities will account for more than a third of U.S. households by 2025, according to a recent study. Molly Hennessy-Fiske, of the Los Angeles Times; Momo Chang, independent journalist; and Ravi Kapur of WRJK-Chicago shared their best strategies for covering emerging communities on a deadline.
After the session, Hennessy, Chang, and Kapur shared their tips for verifying the authenticity of a source and navigating reporting challenges. Watch the video embedded on the right.
Tips from the session
Four ways to stand out from the competition:
There are tons of free broadcast channels that only require rabbit ears to gain access to ethnic programming. Tuning into these stations will give you a better sense of a community.
Chhaya Nene is a recent graduate of the University of Southern California, where she earned her Master's Degree. Nene's articles and photography have been published in The Washington Post, Religious News Service, The Global Post, NBCLosAngeles.com, and CBSnews.com.