Prioritizing (Or Not) Diversity In Newsrooms

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What's the role of diversity in newsrooms today?

What's the role of diversity in newsrooms today?

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The Census estimates people of color comprise a third of the U.S. population now, and nearly half in 2050 if trends continue. But newsrooms don't show similar representation. Michel Martin explores this issue with members of CNN, Racialious.com, Journal-isms and the NABJ. Also, the NABJ's latest survey finds minorities are only 12 percent of news managers.

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