Spotting and Avoiding Scams in Our Communities

Community Media Workshop recently hosted a news briefing for ethnic media organizations on spotting and avoiding scams in our communities in partnership with New America Media and the Federal Trade Commission.

Consumer fraud is an enormous problem in our communities nation-wide, one that is particularly harmful for and prevalent in communities of recent immigrants.

A round table discussion followed introductory remarks by the panelists. Afterward, journalists had the opportunity to meet with and interview the panelists and over a dozen community organizations and advocacy groups. We look forward to seeing their coverage of this critical issue.

Read more about the event, access our source list and read an article about the event here.

Keeping the Peace, Peacefully: What did we learn?

Interested in learning more about the discussions and lessons learned from our McCormick Foundation Specialized Reporting Institute on Police, Race and Community Relations?

Articles about the Institute and additional resources for journalists reporting on these critical issues are available here.


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