Many a River to Cross
- L.A. stations evolve to serve population shifts. Whitney, Daisy // Electronic Media;07/24/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p13
Reports on efforts of English-language television stations in Los Angeles, California to capture the loyalty of the growing Hispanic market and other ethnic groups in the area. Increased community activity and newscasts that reflect the diversity of the city; Popularity of the `Noticias 34'...
- Minorities hope TV deals don't just lead to 'tokenism.' Wood, Daniel B. // Christian Science Monitor;1/19/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 39, p3
Discusses how the promotion of diversity on network television by giving jobs and acting parts to minorities will affect the United States television broadcasting industry.
- Adjusting the Color. McCarthy, John P. // America;11/13/99, Vol. 181 Issue 15, p17
Focuses on the concern over the absence of nonwhite character in emerging prime-time shows being launched during fall 1999 by four major television networks in the United States. Returning shows that have added or strengthened roles for minority women; Threats from various lobbying groups; Why...
- Minorities eye more nets. McAdams // Broadcasting & Cable;11/08/99, Vol. 129 Issue 46, p41
Focuses on barriers to the establishment of minority-targeted cable networks in the United States. Total number of subscribers of the African American-targeted network, MBC Gospel; Delay in the planned launch of the NUE-TV cable channel; Cable industry's commitment to promoting diversity.
- Minority hiring strong, except CEOs. Umstead // Multichannel News;09/13/99, Vol. 20 Issue 38, p16
Focuses on a survey commissioned by the National Association of Minorities in Communications, which suggests that the cable industry in the United States provides employment opportunities for minorities. Number of minorities in executive positions; Large pool of minority people within the...
- Diversity: Why is it still so elusive? McAdams, Deborah D. // Broadcasting & Cable;06/21/99, Vol. 129 Issue 26, p40
Focuses on the 1999 National Association of Minorities in Cable forum panelists' condemnation of the cable television industry for their failure to broaden the participation of minorities in the United States. Industry's $650 billion spending power; Subscriber revenue generated for the year;...
- Diversity of opinion. // Broadcasting & Cable;09/27/99, Vol. 129 Issue 40, p102
Editorial. Comments on the lack of minorities in television in the United States as of September 27, 1999. Results of TN Media's analysis of minorities' presence in television.
- TV critics: Networks failing to implement diversity. Freeman, Michael // Electronic Media;07/24/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p13
Reports on television critics' claim that broadcast networks failed to implement diversity in their operations. Critics' call for networks to broaden their support of other minority groups; Failure of networks to create racially diverse programming; TV critics' lack of response in the...
- Media color galls Gauls. James, Alison // Variety;05/29/2000, Vol. 379 Issue 2, p64
Focuses on the accusation concerning the shortage of minorities in France's television broadcasting. Information on Culture Minister Catherine Tasca's promise to include minorities in television broadcasting.