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The business case for diversity and inclusion in newsrooms is important, but emphasizing the moral case is required for real and lasting change.
Parents “are very much looking for sources that are reliable and sources that will answer questions in the same way that they would answer them.”
The new project helps small- and medium-sized news organizations take advantage of machine learning to deepen engagement and improve subscription conversions.
“I just determined that I would rather do anything else in life than to dismantle a proud newsroom and lay off my friends and colleagues and eventually be laid off myself.”
“Curbed, of all the digital properties that were created in the birth of internet journalism, has always felt to us editors like a long-lost sibling.”
More than half of all nonprofit outlets have either no people of color or “only a small percentage” within their ranks. The vast majority — more than two-thirds — do not have a single person of color in leadership at the executive level.
“In my experience in legacy media, the answer was to throw your hands in the air and say, ‘There’s not much we can do.’ Well, I don’t find that acceptable. We have to find ways to reach those audiences.”