TITLE

Newspapers, Schools and Newsroom Diversity

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Dan
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2007, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses measures U.S. newspapers could take to improve minority representation. They include the need for performance measures to explicitly incorporate efforts to reach the newspaper's diversity goals. It is recommended that newspapers manage their Newspapers in Education (NIE) programs to further their diversity goals. The author emphasizes that becoming a journalist is a socialization process that begins at home. He adds that those who grew up with newspapers in their home are three times as likely to develop an interest in journalism as those who did not.
ACCESSION #
25888252

 

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