Maynard Forum

Sulzberger encourages news industry to 'embrace diversity'

Sunday, September 18, 2011

This is the first post from the ASNE Leadership in Diversity: New Models for Growing Audience, Talent and Revenue conference, on the ASNE website. 

NEW YORK --Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., the publisher of The New York Times, today challenged the news industry “to embrace diversity and take action to transform your organizations” in the face of tremendous changes in technology, demographics and the economy.


President Must Sell Complicated Jobs Program to a Simple-Minded Congress

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

This article is from Mark Trahant's weekly Monday column, Trahant Reports

President Barack Obama must sell a complex idea to a Congress that prides itself on simplicity.


9/11 Through New York’s Ethnic Media Lens

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

This story was originally published by New America Media.


Journalism Project Honors Work of Slain Editor Chauncey Bailey

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Lydia Lum, Contributing Editor for Diverse: Issues in Education shared her piece on the Chauncey Bailey Project, originally published on the Diverse site. 


Newsrooms are Getting Whiter as Their Publications Struggle

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Collin Tong, staff reporter at the International Examiner and Seattle-based stringer for The New York Times as well as a member of the Maynard Family, shared his piece from


Country’s problems are too complex for 140 character answers or political slogans

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

From TRAHANT REPORTS, Mark Trahant's weekly column


Last week President Barack Obama held his first town hall on Twitter. A really great idea and I plunged in with this question:

 “#AskObama Indian Cntry's unemployment rate is unacceptable. Cutting govt jobs will make this situation far worse. What steps to fix this?” @TrahantReports


Joplin's Digital Coverage Vital to Community - Part II

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Dave Woods, The Joplin Globe's digital development manager, contributed valuable insight from his coverage of the Joplin tornado. He just submitted this followup to his first edition:

(7) Pace yourself.  It will be a long haul.


Resources for Unemployed Journalists

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

With the most recent round of layoffs, here's a sampling of support various organizations are offering. Please let us know if we've left something out and we will promptly include it. 


Joplin's Digital Coverage Vital to Community

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Two years ago, Dave Woods, digital development manager of The Joplin Globe, attended the Maynard Institute’s Multimedia Editing Program. The program was boot camp-style training – lasting more than a month – in multimedia tools and techniques. This week we gather again at the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, to welcome a new class of Reynolds Foundation fellows to the program. As we begin our work, our thoughts are with Dave, his colleagues and his community. Here is Dave’s story and his lessons for community journalists.


Society for Features Journalism (SFJ) Awards Two Diversity Fellowships

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

2006 Media Academy Alum Kathy Lu has furnished the following press release:

The Society for Features Journalism, formerly American Association of Sunday and Features Editors, has awarded Diversity Fellowships to two minority journalists to attend the professional organization’s annual conference, held this year in Tucson, Ariz.