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Newsflash: White House Reporters Mostly White

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Newsflash: White House Reporters Mostly White

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Newsflash: White House Reporters Mostly White

Newsflash: White House Reporters Mostly White

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Barack Obama may be the first African-American president, but the elite group of journalists assigned to cover the historic presidency is overwhelmingly white.

Writer Jill Nelson discusses the lack of diversity within the White House press corps and tells which news organizations have already made changes to its reporter lineup.

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