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Lillie Fears <[log in to unmask]>
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Lillie Fears <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:19:16 -0500
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Sounds like we might have a jump start on a panel idea for 2016 with this article George has shared with us.  One use for pitching this idea might be how to infuse all of these ideas into J- Education so as to strategically increase the numbers in newsrooms in coming years. 

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> On Jul 27, 2015, at 11:54 AM, Sue Robinson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thanks for sending these links!!
> I have a related question. A friend from the Kettering Foundation is
> looking to find out which journalism programs are:
> "explicitly dealing with race, class, social justice, etc. in specific
> courses or even lines of study. How are students prepared to deal with
> these important issues, story lines? Does anyone focus on this?"
> If you or you know of any School that offers this kind of work to
> undergrads, could you PM me at [log in to unmask]
> Thanks! And feel free to forward to any relevant list serves as well!!
> Sue Robinson
>> On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 10:18 PM, George Daniels <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> CSM and MAC members,
>> I wanted to call everyone's attention to a new report that apparently was
>> released last week on the minority journalists' pipeline, published in an
>> article on the Columbia Journalism Review's website.
>> Alex Williams, a doctoral student in the Annenberg Program at Penn, has done
>> some analysis of data from Annual Surveys of Journalism and Mass
>> Communication Enrollments and Graduates, which up until last year were
>> produced by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass
>> Communication.
>> You can read the results in Williams' post entitled "Why Aren't There More
>> Minority Journalists?" at the following link:
>> There have been a number of postings/online publications over the last year
>> that are relevant to the mission of the Commission on the Status of
>> Minorities and those of us who do research on diversity that is presented in
>> the Minorities and Communication Division.  Here are three more that we all
>> should see:
>> 13 Top Editors On How They Think  About Diversity in Their Newsrooms
>> Building A Diverse Newsroom Is Work
>> Research: Minority Numbers Slide, Women Make Gains  (Latest RTDNA diversity
>> data released last Monday)
>> As we gear up for the conference in 10 days, I'm wondering will there be
>> time in our division/commission member meetings to look at some of these
>> reports and what CSM and MAC can do in the area of PF&R, Teaching and our
>> Research"
>> Questions to consider:
>> --  Are we considering these analyses in our planning and prioritizing
>> "diversity" in our various journalism and mass communication schools and
>> departments?
>> -- To what extent are we as an organization reaching OUT to students such as
>> Mr. Williams for whom journalism/mass communication is NOT their primary
>> research area?
>> -- What is the status of the Annual Surveys, which, to my knowledge, were
>> not conducted this year as ASJMC locates a new home for these surveys?
>> -- Where in our JMC programs are we being intentional about teaching
>> students HOW to BUILD NETWORKS, if, in fact, networking is the barrier that
>> is keeping minority students from having success in getting hired?
>> George L. Daniels, Ph.D.
>> Assistant Dean
>> College of Communication and Information Sciences
>> The University of Alabama
>> Box 870172
>> Tuscaloosa, AL  35487-0172
>> (205)-348-8618
> -- 
> Sue Robinson, PhD
> Associate Professor
> School of Journalism & Mass Communication
> University of Wisconsin-Madison
> 5148 Vilas Hall
> 821 University Ave.
> Madison, WI 53706