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April 4th, 2011 • Quill Archives, Diversity Toolbox
Diversity Toolbox

Walter Lippman wrote in the early 1900s that people have pictures in their heads composed of stereotyped images, and views of reality are formed to a great extent by images channeled through the media. Aly Colon of the Poynter Institute wrote, “As journalists, we need to be as accurate and specific as we can be in describing people.