You’re Invited! Breaking biases: Meedan talks implicit bias in the newsroom
Join us for a Twitter Space conversation with Catherine Gicheru, founder of the Africa Women Journalism Project and veteran investigative editor and digital strategist, who will speak about the impact of bias in the newsroom as well as ways to combat it.
We’ll cover topics like:
How newsrooms can ensure that marginalized communities are accurately and fairly represented in their coverage
What role technology and automation can play in addressing implicit bias in newsrooms
What steps journalists can take to actively combat their own implicit biases when reporting and writing stories
The discussion will be led by Meedan’s Eric Mugendi, Check Global Program Manager for the Sub-Saharan Africa region.
Bring your questions and thoughts to the conversation!
Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Time: PST 9:00am / EST 12:00pm / GMT 5pm / EAT 8pm / IST 10:30pm
Where: Twitter Spaces