Nieman Reports Revisits the Coverage of Black America

Giles, Bob
September 2003
Nieman Reports;Fall2003, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p3
Focuses on the exploration by journalists of the connection between the racial climate in newsrooms and news organizations' coverage of race. Ethnic background of most reporters who cover racial news in the Deep South region of the United States; Concerns about racial coverage inadequacy; Journalists since 1946 who raised the issue of racial climate in newsrooms; Details on the issue.


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