CNN Breaks New Ground, Offers Lesson In Covering America in Its Diversity With ‘Gary & Tony’ Documentary

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CNN’s latest “In America” project, “Gary & Tony Have a Baby” is groundbreaking. The Turner-owned network managed to tell a story on such a controversial topic in one hour while appropriately acknowledging the various sides of the issue of same-sex marriage, same-sex adoption and the legal barriers that still prevent those Americans from being parents.

Five Questions for CNN’s latest installment in its “In America” franchise that airs tonight

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As media diversity educator, I have been particularly interested in documentary-style presentations of various aspects of our nation’s diversity.   Over the last two or three years, I’ve followed two efforts at NBC and CNN.   Most of these presentations, however, have … Read More

Five Questions for CNN’s latest installment in its “In America” franchise that airs tonight

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Tonight- CNN makes another contribution to this welcome genre of diversity-focused indepth news coverage by looking at the issue of adoption by Same-sex couples. The teacher and researcher in me will be looking at tonight’s media presentation with a few specific things in mind.

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