Researchers say racism is costing the Australian economy billions

When my turn came around to contribute story ideas at my first editorial meeting with a large media organisation, my supervisor, a white woman in her 60s...

At first, I thought it was just me. I was a new staff member. Perhaps I had chosen stories that were too off the mark.

But after several subsequent meetings, I started to notice a pattern. I would speak. My supervisor would shut me – and only me – down.

Despite my credentials and experience as a journalist, I had to work much harder to convince her that my ideas were worth pursuing.

It was clear she did not trust my editorial judgement. What’s more, she barely spoke to me or…

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