Archives for August, 2017
Posted: Aug. 28, 2017 | Tags: Workshop news
Jennifer LaFleur joins the Investigative Reporting Workshop as its new data editor and the School of Communication at American University as a data journalist-in-residence today.
LaFleur was previously senior editor for data journalism for the award-winning Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, which she joined in 2013, and where she worked as a senior editor, managing news apps developers, data reporters, investigative reporters and fellows. She also contributed to or edited dozens of major projects while at Reveal.
"Jennifer LaFleur is one of the preeminent data journalists in the world," says Chuck Lewis, executive editor at the ...
Posted: Aug. 9, 2017 | Tags: Pew State of the Media
Revenue and audience trends for Hispanic- and black-oriented news outlets have mirrored closely the fluctuation of the industry overall, according to a recent Pew Research Center report.
Pew’s latest and final “State of the News Media” report also found that the country’s two largest racial/ethnic groups continue to be vastly underrepresented in television newsrooms. The diversity report for TV news directors is even bleaker.
The share of black TV news staffers has hovered around 10 percent for the last two decades, Pew reported. The portion of TV news directors who are black is half that, even ...