This week we remember both Chuck Stone and Marian Huttenstine as journalism educators and for they did to open the doors for others. Their work must continue.
Speaking at conference in Birmingham Saturday, Kathy Times, a former broadcast journalist and president of the National Association of Black Journalists, questioned some recent efforts by some of the nation’s broadcast newsrooms to emphasize a “diversity of thought” in their hiring while the number African Americans, Latinos and other underrepresented groups is dropping. .
The latest figures on newsroom diversity ought to make a case for why the nation’s largest groups of journalists of color should be meeting TOGETHER This summer. There is strength in numbers when ti comes to diversity
Birmingham News Interactive Director Staci Brown Brooks visited students in the Capstone Association of Black Journalists Wednesday evening.