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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.
Plus: The LA Times grapples with its racist history and journalists share the worst career advice they’ve received.
“People tend to get very outraged when there’s a death, when something terrible happens in the news, and then the conversation caves. But in the wellness community — in the world that I work in — people are really familiar with the idea of practice.”
“My boss — sitting next to me in a meeting with his boss — stretched out his leg to lower the chair I was sitting in while I was speaking. A seat at the table is not enough.”
The BBC reprimands a morning-show host for saying a racist comment by Donald Trump made her furious: “Our audiences should not be able to tell from BBC output the personal opinions of our journalists.”
“Instead of reducing political polarization, our intervention increased it.”
In this excerpt from his new book, Alfred Hermida explores the connection between moral violation and Facebook likes.