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FCC Vote Advances Media Consolidation

FCC Vote Advances Media Consolidation

Clyburn dissent says order harms diversity; Kaepernick wanted designers of color for GQ shoot; George Takei losing publishers after groping claims; Fox anchor claiming racism could sway U.K. deal; black woman is top editor at alternative weekly; after Trump’s first year, much to worry about; veteran Native journalist won’t romanticize Banks; ’20 Latino and Hispanic...
College to Be Named After Gwen Ifill

College to Be Named After Gwen Ifill

Alma mater offers rare tribute to black journalist; Zimbabwe media slow to report on takeover; Forbes picks a diverse ’30 Under 30′ media list; reporter remembers unpunished killings of 1972; black gay editor suspended over racist tweets; Moore’s Bible rhetoric attracted some black voters; Lincoln U., Missouri HBCU, tries drone journalism; students report housing fight...
For Journalists of Color, Covering Racists Can Take Its Toll

For Journalists of Color, Covering Racists Can Take Its Toll

Challenge is in staying safe, mentally healthy; Kaepernick is GQ’s ‘Citizen of the Year’; Roland Martin, Jake Tapper go at it; Vanity Fair gets its first top editor of color; Time Inc. steps up courtship of Latino market; black Ala. paper to focus on Moore’s opponent; Lupita Nyong'o says don’t edit her hair; Calle to...
What If Mass Killer Were Muslim or of Color?

What If Mass Killer Were Muslim or of Color?

Columnists say reaction would be far different; Election Day produces diverse array of winners; resentment of black wealth seen in anthem debate; Trump appears to pursue vendetta against CNN; Calderon becomes first Afro-Latina evening news anchor; worldwide, youth being taught news literacy; HuffPost talks to 13 Asian Americans about eyes; lawyers, legislators fight criminalization of...