The importance of racial diversity in journalism

Minorities comprise just 17 percent of the U.S. newsroom workforce, according to last year’s annual diversity survey by theĀ American Society of News Editors.

In this series of podcasts, Victoria Carrera and Eryn McCallum discuss the issue with other program students and the importance of amplifying voices in newsrooms to ensure fair coverage of minorities.

 

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Democracy not diversity

Part 3: Portrayal of race in the media

Part 4: Letter to future Cherubs

Part 5: More Cherubs speak out