With this panel discussion, we aim to provide the audience with a better understanding of how and why the lack of diverse voices in the media leads to “outsiders” being tasked with documenting communities other than their own. Should a particular person from a particular community always be tasked with documenting their community? Does that lead to better representation? Does it lead to typecasting? What happens when an outsider documents a minority community? How does that affect public perception? How does that affect that community’s self-perception? What happens if the media only presents a stereotypical or negative perspective about a particular community, gender, religion, sexuality, etcetera?