ERIC Number: ED236689
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Minorities in Newsrooms: The Continuing Challenge. The Report of the ASNE Committee on Minorities.
American Society of Newspaper Editors, Washington, DC.
Beginning with a modest recommendation for the employment of a full-time member of the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) to work toward the Society's goal of truly integrated newsrooms by the year 2000, this report contains a number of items. Among them are (1) background information on minority representation in journalism; (2) a 1983 update on employment practices among newspapers; (3) a comment on the journalism school talent pool; (4) a discussion of problems involved in extending talent searches to schools with substantial minority enrollment; (5) a report on innovative efforts to increase minority input into the news media; (6) a statement on the commitment of ASNE to address minority needs; (7) a report by the Minority Committee of the ASNE's subcommittee on Hispanics; (8) a report on minority employment in daily newspapers; (9) a list of newspapers, journalists, and schools who volunteered in the 1982-83 ASNE Minority Professional-In-Residence Program; and (10) a list of newspapers that have volunteers in the 1983 ASNE Mini-Sabbatical for Minority Journalism Faculty Members Program. (HOD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Society of Newspaper Editors, Washington, DC.