Media Gone Limp: Failure of U.S. Media's Diversity Efforts Contributed to Poor Coverage of Katrina Aftermath

By George E. Padgett.

Published by The Diversity Collection

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Absence of significant diversity in U.S. newsrooms contributed to the poor coverage of Katrina and its aftermath.

Keywords: Diversity, Newsroom, Newsroom Diversity, Katrina, Katrina Coverage, News Coverage of Katrina, Parity, Newsroom Parity

International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp.1-6. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 893.680KB).

George E. Padgett

Dr. George Padgett is a professor of journalism and communications at Elon University, a small liberal arts university in central North Carolina. He teaches courses such as media law, ethics, media writing, and diversity. He is the author of a soon to be published book on media diversity, "New Directions in Diversity: A New Approach to Covering America's Multicultural Communities."


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