Diversity in Newsrooms: Fresh Strategies, New Goals

September 2011
Nieman Reports;Fall2011, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p34
The article focuses on the need for new strategies on U.S. newsroom diversity toward content and revenue aside from staff numbers. The author notes that the race riots which was rampant across the country during the civil rights movement paved the way for newspapers to hire minority journalists. He also discusses the goals of the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) to improve newsroom diversity. But the rise of the Internet and digital media warrant the need for such strategies, he adds.


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