Oral History | A New York Times reporter reflects on bias in reporting through oral histories

  William Broad, science journalist and senior reporter for the New York Times, featured two oral history interviews from the Oral History Archives at Columbia’s collections in his reporting on how two journalists — one Black and informing Black communities and the other white and working for a newspaper of record — reported on the […]

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Remembering the Chicago Defender’s Influence

Noted African-American newspaper, the Chicago Defender, announced earlier this summer that it will cease print production. The weekly paper, founded in 1905, played a crucial role in providing news for scores of migrating African-Americans. With the rise of industrialization, job creation and seeking greater opportunities than in the South, migrants relocated to the North, especially […]

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