NAACP, BLACK JOURNALISTS HIT CBS FOR NOT HAVING ENOUGH ‘DIVERSITY’ ON 2020 POLITICS TEAM

The Daily Caller | 1/17/2019 | Staff
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The civil rights group NAACP and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) are adding to criticism of CBS News for not including a black journalist on its initial 2020 politics reporting team.

“CBS News’ decision to not include Black reporters on their 2020 Election news team further proves the voting power and voices of Black America continue to be undervalued,” the NAACP said in a statement. “As the voting bloc that will most certainly determine the direction of this country in the upcoming election, it is vital any and all media outlets have a diverse newsroom, including individuals of color in decision making positions to speak to and address the issues and concerns directly impacting the Black community.”

Discussions - Diversity - Inclusion - NABJ - President

“It is unfortunate that we are still having these discussions about diversity and inclusion,” NABJ President Sarah Glover said in a statement. “In 2019 we’re still...
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