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“Objectivity” in Journalism Perpetuates Racism

A former reporter on why she left the industry

Black female journalist recording on her video camera.
Photo: GeorgeManga/Getty Images

Before I quit journalism in 2016, I got to tell a lot of stories over my 17-year career. There’s one I’ve kept mostly to myself — until now.

After graduating from Hampton University with my journalism degree, I spent most of my career in Pittsburgh, where I got a job as a copy…

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Nafari Vanaski

Nafari Vanaski

I’m a former journalist who still likes telling stories. Right now, I’m working on a book about my career as a local news journalist.