Since the tragedy at Charlottesville this summer, terms like the “alt-right” and “white nationalists” are more prevalent than ever. The growth of these extremist groups comes with the need for more solid and accurate reporting.
For this episode of Pressing Issues, how do journalists address rising extremism all across the country? And how do we cover them without giving these groups too much publicity?
Sierra Hubbard sat down with Marc Lacey of The New York Times, Ryan Lenz of Southern Poverty Law Center and Rachel Glickhouse of ProPublica’s Document Hate project about best practices when it comes to covering hate.