USA Today Article Reminds Us That Media Diversity is Still a Far Away Dream

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50 years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed a committee to explore the racial divides in the country.

The Kerner Commission, as it came to be known, released a scathing report on the deep racial conflict in the country. One of the places that divide was most apparent was in the nation’s newsrooms.

Take a look at USA Today’s analysis on media diversity in the 50 years since the Kerner Commission’s report here.


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