We discuss some of the things we’ve learned about examining the words we use and the way we behave in shared editorial spaces.
Listen to find out more about
- Familiarising ourselves with the rules of that space
- Acknowledging that our political, professional and ideological positions are not going to be the same as everyone else’s
- Recognizing the potential diversity of our editorial spaces
- Saying hello and introducing ourselves first
- Being prepared to be challenged
- Owning our words if we’re challenged
- Acknowledging that intention not to hurt doesn’t absolve us of the responsibility for that hurt.
- Being prepared to feel uncomfortable
- Accepting our privilege without getting our knickers in a knot!
- How it’s for the white, cis, straight etc people to do the work
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