#GAReads | A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones

 Nikole Hannah-Jones (center) at  Worlds Apart: Redesigning Primary Education in a Divided Society  in 2016. Photo credit: New America [ CC BY 2.0 ],  via Flickr

Nikole Hannah-Jones (center) at Worlds Apart: Redesigning Primary Education in a Divided Society in 2016. Photo credit: New America [CC BY 2.0], via Flickr

"A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones":

The Women’s Media Center’s recently released report, “The Status of Women of Color in the U.S. News Media 2018,” documents the systemic racism, the old boys’ network, gender bias, and other obstacles that have resulted in a severe underrepresentation of women of color in all news media. Women of color represent just 7.95 percent of U.S. print newsroom staff, 12.6 percent of local TV news staff, and 6.2 percent of local radio staff.

The report includes interviews with nearly 30 women journalists of color who shed light on the challenges they face and offer solutions for media companies.

Read Women's Media Center's full article here…