“Media is the way we learn who is important, who is ‘normal.’”
Rapoport’s resignation comes amid public allegations of racism within many newsrooms.
“It became painfully to me that in their eyes I was different, less than, and the jokes were not jokes.”
“We have to change the relationship to make people feel like journalism is here to serve them.”
Jane Eisner is celebrating 10 years as the Forward’s fearless editor-in-chief, alongside four other accomplished journalists.
The victim, who is the son of Holocaust survivors, was allegedly targeted because he was white, according to authorities.
More than 300 news organizations around the country, large and small and in-between, are publishing editorials in support of a free press.
Israel’s Military Censor refused to publish 271 articles in 2017 — more than five a week.
The Forward has been awarded 12 Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism by the American Jewish Press Association
“In this time, when trustworthy news is under attack, somebody has to stand up,” he said.