KAITZ'S $6 million man

Umstead, R. Thomas
February 2000
Multichannel News;02/14/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p1
Reports on USA Networks Inc. Chairman Barry Diller's grant to the Walter Kaitz Foundation to place qualified minorities in traditional and new-media jobs in United States cable and broadcast. USA Networks' re-evaluation of its diversity program; Critical industry minority-hiring report from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.


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