Reporting on race and religion: wise up and get out of your comfort zone
What are the potential pitfalls for journalists reporting in ethnically diverse communities? Here are the common mistakes and best approaches to right those wrongs
In this week's podcast we speak to freelance journalist and trainer Amardeep Bassey, who has spent close to 25 years working in the multicultural city of Birmingham, UK.
He explains the need for local reporters to break out of their comfort zones and into other British communities — but there are potential perils and pitfalls in doing so.
We spoke about the best practices and common mistakes around reporting on race and religion and what we need to know to do it right.
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