Why I’m no longer reading stories with ‘first black’ headlines

Race for clicks can lead to dubious claims with little news value

Aaron Foley
Dec 2, 2019 · 5 min read
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JSK Class of 2020

Insights and experiences from the John S.

Aaron Foley

Written by

Black Media Initiative @ Newmark J-School, Detroiter in NYC, author, JSK Fellow, “This American Life” contributor, wearer of several other hats and D-fitteds

JSK Class of 2020

Insights and experiences from the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships Class of 2020

Aaron Foley

Written by

Black Media Initiative @ Newmark J-School, Detroiter in NYC, author, JSK Fellow, “This American Life” contributor, wearer of several other hats and D-fitteds

JSK Class of 2020

Insights and experiences from the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships Class of 2020

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