Nieman Reports

Fall 2003

Journalism and Black America: Then and Now

Cover for Fall 2003

Black and white journalists, at times working as colleagues, at other times separately, have produced the first draft of our nation’s difficult history of race relations. In this issue of Nieman Reports, journalists examine reporting at the intersection of black and white America and look at the racial conditions, climate and conversations in newsrooms. – Melissa Ludtke, Editor

Download PDF

Journalism and Black America: Then and Now

Fall 2003: Introduction

By Journalism and Black America: Then and Now September 15, 2003

Black and white journalists, at times working as colleagues, at other times separately, have produced the first draft of our nation’s difficult history of race relations. In this issue of Nieman Reports, journalists examine reporting at the intersection of black and white America and look at the racial conditions, climate and conversations in newsrooms. – Melissa Ludtke, Editor Read more

Masthead

Publisher
Bob Giles
Editor
Melissa Ludtke
Assistant Editor
Lois Fiore
Editorial Assistant
Elizabeth Son
Design Editor
Deborah Smiley
Cover Story
Malcolm X, 1968. Photo by © Gordon Parks.

Nieman Reports issue archive