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Newsroom Diversity

There Are Currently No Black Reporters At NYT Culture Section

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.19.2014 | Media

Following this week's layoffs at The New York Times there is not a single black reporter on staff at the newspaper's culture section, Journal-isms rep...

Standing Your Ground in Journalism, Even When Diversity Isn't Valued

Farai Chideya | Posted 11.21.2014 | Black Voices
Farai Chideya

I know that as with race writ large, race in the newsroom will not change overnight. In fact, it may get worse before it gets better. But that knowledge in and of itself allows me to forge on.

Newsrooms Becoming More And More Homogenous

The Atlantic | Posted 07.09.2013 | Media

The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) recently released its annual study of newsroom diversity. The results only confirmed what many who have li...

In Trayvon Martin Case, Media Need to Examine Their Own Role

Jerry Lanson | Posted 06.02.2012 | Media
Jerry Lanson

In the first couple of weeks following the Feb. 26 fatal shooting and Zimmerman's release after claiming self-defense under Florida's so-called "stand your ground" law, few Americans knew anything about it.

Diversifying The Newsroom (Or Not)

NPR | Posted 06.14.2012 | Black Voices

The Census estimates people of color comprise a third of the U.S. population now, and nearly half in 2050 if trends continue. But newsrooms don't show...