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“Diversity without support for marginalized journalists and their free speech is a hollow victory.” Janelle Salanga
From left to right: journalists Hannah Wise, Johny Cassidy, Joanna Crawford, and Korina Theodorakaki, on the journalism and disability panel at the International Journalism Forum in Athens, Greece on September 28, 2023.
“The tools that journalists are given [should be] accessible — and designed with people like me in an advisory role.”
“The disconnect many young people feel may come from a lack of representation, which we show violates a fundamental aspect of how audiences — teens and adults — define what is news.”
Leila Fadel, Michel Martin, Ayesha Rascoe, and Juana Summers have taken over host chairs at NPR’s flagship news programs.
Over 70% said they were proud of their work and would pursue a journalism career again.
An open letter calls on the industry’s highest honors to include a new participation clause. “By implementing this new criteria, the Pulitzers would honor not only great journalism, but journalism from newsrooms willing to be accountable to the public.”
Meredith Clark, who has led the News Leaders Association’s diversity survey in recent years, has resigned from the project. “You don’t get to transparency about diversity by relying on people’s goodwill.”
The news industry was quick to hire for diversity-focused roles after George Floyd’s murder in 2020 — but sustaining that change has proven slow and challenging.
The study suggests audience diversity results in favorable coverage for non-white political candidates. But newsroom diversity may be a boon for white candidates.
What would a truly global media company look like?