NEWS REALITY
Diversity in Newsrooms
Presentation by Holly Edgell
March 18, 2009
FAMOUS FACES

               This anchor/reporter works
               for CNN Healline News.

               a. Richard L...
FAMOUS FACES

               Jorge Ramos anchors the national eve-
               ning news on….

               a. Telemu...
FAMOUS FACES

               CNN’s Soledad O’Brien’s parents are:
               a. Mexican Mother/Scottish Father
       ...
FAMOUS FACES


               Nationally syndicated newspaper column-
               Ist Leonard Pitts began his career as...
STATISTICS – TELEVISION & RADIO
SOURCE: RTNDA

                 2008   2007      2006

US Minority      34%    33.6%     3...
TELEVISION NEWS WORK FORCE
SOURCE: RTNDA

                 2008    2007    2006
White            76.3%   78.5%   77.8%
Bla...
RADIO NEWS WORK FORCE
SOURCE: RTNDA
                 2008    2007   2006
White            88.2%   93.8   93.6
Black       ...
NEWSPAPER WORK FORCE
SOURCE: ASNE


              2008     2007     2006
US Minority   34%      33.6%    33.2%
Population
...
NEWSPAPER WORK FORCE
SOURCE: ASNE
            2008     2007     2006
White       86.48%   86.57%   86.27%
Black       5.30...
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Newsroom Diversity

  1. 1. NEWS REALITY Diversity in Newsrooms Presentation by Holly Edgell March 18, 2009
  2. 2. FAMOUS FACES This anchor/reporter works for CNN Healline News. a. Richard Lui b. Ali Velshi c. Maynard Keynes
  3. 3. FAMOUS FACES Jorge Ramos anchors the national eve- ning news on…. a. Telemundo b. Televisa c. Univision
  4. 4. FAMOUS FACES CNN’s Soledad O’Brien’s parents are: a. Mexican Mother/Scottish Father b. Cuban Mother/Irish Father c. Domincan Mother/British Father
  5. 5. FAMOUS FACES Nationally syndicated newspaper column- Ist Leonard Pitts began his career as: a. A music critic b. A sports writer c. A foreign correspondent
  6. 6. STATISTICS – TELEVISION & RADIO SOURCE: RTNDA 2008 2007 2006 US Minority 34% 33.6% 33.2% Population Minority TV 23.6 21.5 22.2 Workforce Minority Radio 11.8 6.2 6.4 Workforce
  7. 7. TELEVISION NEWS WORK FORCE SOURCE: RTNDA 2008 2007 2006 White 76.3% 78.5% 77.8% Black 10.1 10.1 9.5 Hispanic 10.3 8.7 9.6 Asian-American 2.7 2.3 2.7 Native American 0.5 0.4 0.5
  8. 8. RADIO NEWS WORK FORCE SOURCE: RTNDA 2008 2007 2006 White 88.2% 93.8 93.6 Black 7.8 3.3 2.5 Hispanic 3.6 0.7 1.9 Asian-American 0.4 1.1 1.8 Native American 0 1.1 0.2
  9. 9. NEWSPAPER WORK FORCE SOURCE: ASNE 2008 2007 2006 US Minority 34% 33.6% 33.2% Population Minority 13.52% 13.43% 13.73% Newspaper Workforce
  10. 10. NEWSPAPER WORK FORCE SOURCE: ASNE 2008 2007 2006 White 86.48% 86.57% 86.27% Black 5.30 5.27 5.51 Hispanic 4.46 4.37 4.50 Asian- 3.22 3.20 3.15 Americans Native .54 .59 .57 Americans

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