What stagnant diversity means for America’s newsrooms

As racial concerns continue to rise to the surface across America, is the media doing enough to tell the stories of people of color? Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault speaks to Richard Prince of the Maynard Institute about the industry’s struggle with diversity. here’s the interview: What stagnant diversity means for America’s newsrooms Advertisements

Fired Reporter: KNBC ‘Set Me Up for Failure’

   Hmmmm. Age discrimination or survival of the fittest (as in times change; what once was like to be a reporter is no more)? “In testimony this week in Los Angeles, former KNBC reporter Frank Snepp told a California court the NBC-owned station “set me up for failure” in effort to push out older employees.”…

Diversity Makes You Brighter

“Our research provides such evidence. Diversity improves the way people think. By disrupting conformity, racial and ethnic diversity prompts people to scrutinize facts, think more deeply and develop their own opinions. Our findings show that such diversity actually benefits everyone, minorities and majority alike.” Here’s the complete The New York Times article by SHEEN S. LEVINE…