"Just as women and journalists of color are beginning to have a major presence in more traditional newsrooms, the disruptive white boys are jumping ship and starting their own ventures — only to replicate the same diversity problems newspapers and magazines have struggled with for decades. (Problems, one could argue, that helped drive them into irrelevance.)"

Shani Hilton, deputy editor-in-chief for BuzzFeed, addresses some of the challenges in hiring a diverse newsroom and the lessons she has learned as BuzzFeed has worked to diversify their staff. 

Building A Diverse Newsroom Is Work — Medium

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newyorker:

Who needs friends when you’ve got Terry Gross? An illustration by Eleanor Davis: http://nyr.kr/1nYvPYw

newyorker:

Who needs friends when you’ve got Terry Gross? An illustration by Eleanor Davis: http://nyr.kr/1nYvPYw

merlin:

Some days, I really, really, really love the internet.

well i mean, welcome to philadelphia. 

merlin:

Some days, I really, really, really love the internet.

well i mean, welcome to philadelphia. 

tyleroakley:

YouTuber’s React: “Little Baby’s Ice Cream”

lol, for an ice cream shop that made its name with “everything bagel” and “earl grey sriracha” flavors, this is not that surprising. also i’ve met one of the dudes, they’re really not that weird. rocks a great bill cosby sweater tho. 

stoopkidli:

me

hey its modern baseball, i sat on that couch at a house show drinking lions head tall boys last summer.

yelp reviewer liz p. understands my love for honest tom’s. 

yelp reviewer liz p. understands my love for honest tom’s. 

my neighborhood

my neighborhood

girl who cried wolf

for all those times in college that i used the “computer troubles” line to get paper extensions, it actually happened on the day i’m trying to meet deadline in order to get my first real reporter job. excuses aint worth the karma, kids.