Racial Inequality in Journalism

Racial Inequality in Journalism

93% of American journalists are White…mostly men.

Asian Americans only make up:
4.2% of journalists who write about the economy
5.3% of journalists who write about social issues
4.2% of journalists who write about foreign policy
and only 1% of journalists who write about immigration

7.3% of The Los Angeles Times articles are written by Asian Americans whereas 90.3% of the articles are written by Whites.

4.1% of the Boston Globe articles are written by Asian Americans whereas 95.2% of the articles are written by Whites

1.7% of the New York Times articles are written by Asian Americans whereas 92.8% of the articles are written by Whites
and the most SHOCKING…

100% of articles written in the San Francisco Chronicle are by white journalists

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. rachelsflores
    Oct 25, 2012 @ 22:06:03

    Reblogged this on UCA and commented:
    Highlighting Asian Americans in Pop Culture, Politics and the Media

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