Advanced Search Abstract This paper investigates the relationship between media bias and the influence of the media on voting in the context of newspaper endorsements. We first develop a simple econometric model in which voters choose candidates under uncertainty and rely on endorsements from better informed sources.
Newsroom diversity has passed its peak at most newspapers, study shows Report for the Knight Foundation shows trends at 1, US newspapers by Bill Dedman and Stephen K.
Doig June 1, Summary: Newsroom diversity is below its peak levels at most daily newspapers in the US, including three-fourths of the largest papers, according to a study for the Knight Foundation of newspaper employment from to While the newspaper industry may be slowly adding journalists of color overall, the gains have been uneven.
The share of journalism jobs held by non-whites has receded from its high-water mark in most newsrooms, large and small. Among the largest newspapers, 73 percent employ fewer non-whites, as a share of the newsroom jobs, than they did in some earlier year from to Only 27 percent of these large dailies were at their peak as began.
Looking more broadly at all newspapers, only 18 percent were at their peak, while 44 percent have slipped. And those are the papers that employ any non-whites at all. The remaining 37 percent of daily newspapers that divulged their employment figures reported an all-white newsroom.
This third annual report for the Knight Foundation adds context to an annual survey by the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
But ASNE does not show the year-by-year changes for individual newspapers, nor which newspapers are meeting ASNE's goal of parity between newsroom and community.
Their report includes a separate Web page for each of 1, newspapers, tracing the historical record of non-white employment at each newspaper, and comparing its employment with the circulation area that it serves. Largest newspapers slip The nation's six largest newspapers have fallen from their peak: Gannett, the company with the best overall record on diversity, has seen non-white employment at its flagship USA Today slide steadily since employment at year-end Draw a line around the Sun's circulation area, and the population was In the Sun's newsroom, meanwhile, employment of journalists of color peaked back in at That fell to One can easily browse the trend lines for all of the largest newspapers on a single page, or select from the menus at the left to see any paper's full details.
Few reach parity Comparing newspapers with their communities, only 13 percent of newspapers responding to the survey have reached ASNE's goal of parity between newsroom and community.
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That's the same share as last year. Even that figure gives an optimistic portrait, because the researchers use figures from the Census. The non-white population has continued to grow rapidly, putting ASNE's goal of parity farther out of reach each year. In most communities, a newspaper maintaining the same non-white staff percentage would be losing ground each year.
Company matters Ownership is a large factor in determining a newspaper's newsroom diversity.
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