Maynard President Dori Maynard sat on a panel to discuss diversity issues in the media Monday for the U.S.-European Best Practices Exchange on Promoting Social Cohesion through Broadcast Media, hosted by the U.S. State Department.
While watching CNN’s Anderson Cooper plow through coverage of Troy Davis’ execution last week, I couldn’t help but think: Where is the discussion of race? Here was a black man convicted of killing a white off-duty police officer, and there were doubts about his guilt.
Race finally reared its ugly head at the very end of the program in the form of a disturbing reminder from CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin.
This is the first post from the ASNE Leadership in Diversity: New Models for Growing Audience, Talent and Revenue conference, on the ASNE website.
NEW YORK --Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., the publisher of The New York Times, today challenged the news industry “to embrace diversity and take action to transform your organizations” in the face of tremendous changes in technology, demographics and the economy.