Keeping the Focus on Fostering Diversity

Winslow, George
September 2010
Multichannel News;9/13/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 34, p18
The article discusses the focus of National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) on fostering diversity in the U.S. cable industry. It reports on a survey conducted by NAMIC in 2008 revealing that African-Americans, Hispanics and Asian-Americans made up about 30% of cable industry's employee ranks. Also presented are insights from the members of NAMIC's board of advisory stressing the importance of diversity, including Josh Sapan of Rainbow Media Holdings.


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