Posts Tagged ‘survey’

RTDNA/Hofstra Survey: Minority Journalists Down in 2009; Story Mixed for Female Journalists

The latest RTDNA/Hofstra University Annual Survey found that the percentage of minority news directors rose in both television and radio in 2009 but, overall, the percentage of minorities in both radio and television fell for the third straight year, although the drop in television was small.

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A small drop in voices, a chilling impact

The findings from this year’s annual American Society of News Editors census reflect an all too familiar trend: diversity in the nation’s newsrooms is declining.

And, UNITY President Barbara Ciara minces no words, saying the survey masks the serious nature of the problem.