In 2018, it’s complete bullsh*t when a journalism company says it cannot find a qualified woman, person of color or both to be a developer, data journalist, reporter or editor. J-School demographics/enrollment show that there’s NO PIPELINE PROBLEM. But if there’s no pipeline problem, why don’t newsrooms (and other industries) reflect the diverse reality? We’ll look at how you can proactively change your newsroom to be more inclusive through hiring qualified candidates that happen to be diverse.
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