Tag: media diversity

by Patricia Aufderheide

Is diversity an afterthought in film fest programming, or is the production pipeline just really skewed toward the same race and class segregation as the rest of society? And is there anything to do about it? The SXSW lineup is only the latest to provoke that thought for me, and it’s AJ Schnack’s gutsy call to harder-edged, more thoughtful [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Are we living in a post-racial world? Not quite. In both the traditional media business and the booming new media and tech businesses, the norm remains white men in charge and setting the agenda. There were stark reminders of that all week. The huge Riptide report from the Shorenstein Center and Nieman Lab was a [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

This was not a stellar week for the tech media world. The Riptide project was an in-depth look by news pioneers at early efforts by traditional media to adapt to the rising tide of disruption — and how they failed. The trio of researchers interviewed 61 people, many key players in the early days of [...] more »