The News Gap With the Poor: Engagement, Then Silence

Friedlin, Jennifer
March 2006
Nieman Reports;Spring2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p32
The article presents the author's reflection, as a journalist, on issues related to poverty, race and gender in the U.S. It comments on a spirited debate about whether the welfare system offered a necessary safety net for the indigent. It also shares the most important lesson the author learned from working on these areas.


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