from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/2023/02/05/journalism-guide-reporting-disability/
When covering disability, avoid ableist tropes like the ‘pity trap’
Person-first or identity-first? Get answers to your questions on covering disability from the NPR journalists in this video.
When interviewing sources, transparency is the key to trust
These best practices from NPR editors and producers will help you set clear expectations for what happens during and after an interview.
BIPOC? Latinx? Here’s how to describe people accurately
Group descriptors require the same kind of research and scrutiny as other facts journalists report on. Here’s a guide to getting it right.
During the pandemic, cover those we’ve left out
In times of crisis, journalists have the responsibility — even more so than usual — to seek out people who are often passed over by the media, even as stay-at-home orders make it harder to reach them.
It’s not a ‘Chinese’ virus: Let’s avoid pernicious shorthands
“Chinese virus.” “Hindu mobs.” Using geography, ethnicity and religion as modifiers is questionable at best and dangerous at worst.
How to decide what to cut (or not) in an interview
It’s no secret that pre-taped interviews on public radio are edited, sometimes considerably.
NPR Ethics Handbook
The NPR Ethics Handbook is designed to help our journalists make thoughtful, principled decisions.