Source:975Dori Maynard, Manny Garcia, Susan Richardson, Donna Tam
Affiliation:Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, Naples Daily News, The Chicago Reporter, CNET News
Is your news organization missing key stories? Even worse, are you misinforming your audience? Discussions of newsroom diversity often focus on what it adds to a news organization. But lack of diversity can lead to mistakes and holes in a news organization's coverage. This session will examine what is missed -- and how audiences are misled or misinformed -- when a newsroom's staff lacks the diversity of the communities it covers.