Examining a Lack of Black Media Voices

African-American journalists have steadily worked their way into mainstream newsrooms nationwide, but a recent study shows that they — combined with Hispanic, Asian and Native-American journalists — still make up only a small fraction of the general news media. NPR's Ed Gordon looks at what this means for U.S. minority voices with guests Joseph Boyce, former professor at the Columbia School of Journalism and former senior editor for The Wall Street Journal, and Dori Maynard, president and CEO of the Oakland-based Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education.



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