Why Journalists Can't Talk Across Race

Maynard, Dori J.
September 2003
Nieman Reports;Fall2003, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p34
Points the reasons for the failure of the mass media in the United States to realize its goal of reflecting the nation's ethnic diversity in the newsrooms. Inability of news organizations to serve effectively as moderators on conversation dealing with racial issues; Mistrust and frustration among journalists in the newsrooms; Importance of bridging communication problem across race.


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