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June 1st, 2011 • Quill Archives, Diversity Toolbox
Diversity Toolbox

It’s here: summer festival season. It can be a great time for a young journalist — and even the veterans now getting roped into weekend shifts with more frequency — to learn about local neighborhoods and cultural groups. But these seemingly easy events to cover carry risks for reporters, photographers and editors who don’t do their homework before Saturday comes around.