Seek out the person who reports the diversity figures from your newsroom to either the American Society of Newspaper Editors
or Radio-Television News Directors Association and ask about specific strategies he/she is using to find a more diverse set of applicants for a particular opening.
Reznet is available online at www.reznetnews.org DIVERSE DIGITS Percentage of newsroom employees by race/ethnicity: American Indian Asian Black Hispanic 0.4% 3.3% 5.4% 4.4% SOURCE THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEWSPAPER EDITORS
"Most local newspaper lawyers with whom I deal are experts in taxes, labor law and corporate affairs," he told the convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors
when I was ASNE president nearly three decades ago.
A former president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors
, Hughes was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, and he won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of Indonesia and the Overseas Press Club award for an investigation into international narcotics traffic.
Harris's action gained him widespread acclaim among editors and reporters; a few weeks after his resignation he had a starring role at the convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors
An American Society of Newspaper Editors
study found that young people of color make their career choices earlier than other young people, and if they don't choose a journalism career by high school, they likely won't in college.
Anderson, now Register publisher, is the new president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors
. Anderson is careful to emphasize that his approach was geared to satisfying the needs of readers based on what they said they wanted.
William Hilliard, who could not deliver The Oregonian because he was black, became the paper's editor and President of the American Society of Newspaper Editors
1 The Ethical Principals of the American Society of Newspaper Editors
, Article IV, provides in part, "Every effort must be made to insure the news content is accurate...." Similar provisions appear in the Associated Press Managing Editors Code of Ethics and The Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Code of Ethics.
In 1978, according to the American Society of Newspaper Editors
, 3.95% of journalists working on daily newspapers were minorities.
In Reston, Va., Lee Stinnett will end in June a 16-year career as executive director of the American Society of Newspaper Editors
. A former newspaper reporter and executive with the Southern Newspaper Publishers' Association, Stinnett was given lifetime membership by the ASNE board.
"Building credibility is a key issue to shaping perceptions," says Linda Smith, senior vice president and partner of Fleishman-Hillard Canada, "The American Society of Newspaper Editors
(ASNE) embarked on three-year, U.S.