#GAReads | The Wall Street Journal Admits It Has A Gender Problem, Pledges To Fix It

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by Adrian MB [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0], via Flickr

"The Wall Street Journal Admits It Has A Gender Problem, Pledges To Fix It":

After months of internal criticism and increasing press attention, The Wall Street Journal’s parent company, Dow Jones, just announced a new effort to tackle gender equality at the paper, which has a reported gender pay gap and a clear lack of women leaders.

In an email to all Dow Jones staff, the company’s chief executive, William Lewis, said he plans on hiring a “diversity and inclusion specialist” to spearhead the effort, which will ultimately also focus on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and other areas.

Read Emily Peck's full article at The Huffington Post here…