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“We will make our newsroom more diverse, our editorial practices more inclusive, and our news report one that provides a truer, richer and more textured portrayal of the world. By doing so, we will ultimately attract a reader and subscriber base that more fully reflects the breadth of the society we serve.”
“Some editors acknowledged that the continued emphasis on a print publication was a barrier to coverage appealing to more diverse audiences.”
The business case for diversity and inclusion in newsrooms is important, but emphasizing the moral case is required for real and lasting change.
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.
Gannett said it will “make its workforce as diverse as the country by 2025 and to expand the number of journalists focused on covering issues related to race and identity, social justice and equality.”
In Germany and the U.K., not a single publication studied had a top editor of color.