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Why Newsroom Diversity Works

By Diversity June 10, 2015

The news industry has been talking about diversity for decades, but the talk, many say, often has not been followed by action. “The needles never really seem to move,” says Nikole Hannah-Jones, a reporter covering racial injustice for The … Read more

Shani O. Hilton on Building a Newsroom at BuzzFeed

Features December 16, 2014

Shani O. Hilton is executive editor at BuzzFeed, where she heads the news department. In addition to leading BuzzFeed’s expanding news division, Hilton is currently developing a code of news standards for the entire media company. Prior to joining BuzzFeed, … Read more

Where Are the Women?

By Diversity September 11, 2014

At a time when women head fewer major U.S. newspapers than they did 10 years ago, there is a place where women run not only some of the nation’s leading papers but the major public TV station and private … Read more

Anna Holmes

By Diversity September 11, 2014

Related Article Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leaders PLUS Read more stories from prominent female leaders The gatekeepers, the managers, could do well to constantly push themselves to broaden their … Read more

Geneva Overholser

By Diversity September 11, 2014

Related Article Where Are the Women? Why we need more female newsroom leaders PLUS Read more stories from prominent female leaders The newsroom culture desperately needs to shift from the old “We journalists know news, … Read more