New York Times project examines neglected obituaries

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On its masthead, The New York Times carries the slogan “all the news that’s fit to print.” But for more than a century, the Times only noted mostly white men in its obituary section. We talk with an editor at the paper about its “Overlooked” project to recognize other remarkable lives.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Amy (Amisha) Padnani Guest

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