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Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action

Gwyneth Mellinger
Format
Book
Published
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2013.
Language
English
Series
The History of Communication
History of Communication
ISBN
9780252037382 (cloth), 0252037383 (cloth), 9780252078941 (pbk.), 0252078942 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Introduction: the black and white of newspapers
  • Manning the barricade: maintaining the white prerogative in the face of change, 1954-67
  • Seeking justice in a climate of irony: the hiring initiative's uneasy prelude, 1968-76
  • "A sensitive and difficult task": establishing a framework for newsroom integration, 1977-89
  • The gay Nineties: reimagining and renegotiating a multicultural newsroom
  • Diversity in crisis: ASNE's time of reckoning, 1998-2002
  • Afterword: closing a chapter of newspaper history.
Description
x, 236 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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