I’m not a fan of the term “now more than ever,” but it seems appropriate for the current moment. We are facing the overlapping crises of a global pandemic, historic unemployment, an ongoing reckoning with the state and nation’s history of racism, widespread wildfires and a contentious nation…

Reporters and editors of the Daily Emerald came together to update the way our stories are written, including an examination of terms we use to refer to different races and genders.

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Over the past few years, journalists and the public alike have suffered due to poor public trust in news media. Public trust hit a historic low of 32% in 2016, according to a Gallup poll. By 2019, another Gallup poll showed that while trust had risen, it remained at only 41%. This environmen…

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The following is the opinion of the Emerald’s Editorial Board and not Emerald Media Group as a whole. The Emerald Editorial Board exists to provide the newsroom a voice on prominent campus issues. It operates separately from the objective work of Emerald reporters, giving the organization a …

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This article is part of “Breaking the Silence: Shining a Light on Oregon’s Suicide Crisis,” which is a statewide project that emphasizes suicide prevention and awareness in the week of April 7-14. Click here for a list of resources for anyone who may be in crisis.

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Green Eugene | Oct. 2020