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Your Call: Remembering Dori Maynard,1958-2015


On the March 13th edition of Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. We’ll remember Dori Maynard, president of the Robert Maynard Institute for Journalism Education and champion of diversity in the media. She died of lung cancer on February 24. She fought for diversity until the very end. We’ll talk about how reporters can more accurately mirror the communities they cover with SF State’s Venise Wagner, the Bay Area News Group’s Martin Reynolds and G.W. Williams Center for Independent Journalism’s Lind Jue. Join the conversation on the next Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.


Venise Wagner, assistant professor and associate chair of the journalism department at San Francisco State University.

Martin Reynolds, community-engagement editor for the Oakland Tribune 

Linda Jue, editor and executive director of the G.W. Williams Center for Independent Journalism

Sally Lehrman, senior fellow at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University 

Web Resources:

The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education         

San Jose Mercury: Oakland: Dori Maynard, journalist and diversity champion, dies at 56

NY Times: Dori J. Maynard, Who Sought Diversity in Journalism, Dies at 56

Maynard Institute: Dori J. Maynard: A Legacy of Fierce Love