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anti-racism | media criticism

Is Willamette Week racist & biased?

What insights do left/progressive/radical/people have?
Have you noticed - over a period of years- consistent bigotry or bias in depicting Portland's minority communities in WW?
In what ways? How often? Would you say that - overall - the paper is racist? Do the paper's articles, illustrations & photographs show Latino/Black/Pacific Islander and Indigenous peoples in respectful ways? What about in the listings of cultural events? Are those listings evenly distributed with announcements by & for a truly diverse community? If you share a concern that the paper has a poor record of reflecting the racial, cultural & ethnic diversity of the Portland Metro area- let's make a list to forward to the WW editors.

Armed with facts & insights, we could (maybe?) make a difference in how the paper looks in the future.