Journal-isms

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Google Engineer Fired Over Diversity Screed

Google Engineer Fired Over Diversity Screed

Writer wants attention to ideology, not gender; Kent Johnson dies, Atlanta visuals editor; police forced to reinstate 450 fired officers; Susan Leath resigns as Gannett publisher in Del.; LaSharah Bunting joins Knight Foundation; Kimberley Martin named Buffalo sports columnist; Trump administration challenges value of diversity; ‘Detroit’ movie not impressive at box office; Israel seen as...
7 of Color Leaving Houston Chronicle

7 of Color Leaving Houston Chronicle

Paper’s staffing out of step with diverse region; ‘diversity’ said to miss point of affirmative action; media see threat to freedoms in leak crackdown; immigration plan: ‘Make America white again’; Overlooked: Trump appointments to federal courts; alternative-media group to take diversity census; after 9 years, U.S. refuses Mexican ex-journalist; Maria Elena Salinas to leave Univision...
Surreal Exchange at the White House

Surreal Exchange at the White House

‘Give me your tired English-speakers only’; Justice Department to seek out bias against whites; K.C. editorial: We don’t want to be the new Miss.; alternative press tackles deportation, black arrests, Adams Simmons Joins National Geographic (8/2/17)
Sportswriting's Velvet Revolutionary

Sportswriting’s Velvet Revolutionary

Smith cites racism, sexism in Hall of Fame speech; ‘Arpaio is guilty, but hold the cheers for now’; head- spinning, fact-challenged days with Trump; diversity concerns accompany MSNBC makeover; 3 news outlets got cold feet on R. Kelly story; Dallas paper urges removal of 2 rebel statues; term for ’60s urban uprisings still up for debate;...