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On the lack of diversity reporting in media

October 19, 2021

The News Leaders Association recently expressed disappointment in how few news organizations were willing to report diversity of their staffs in an employment practices survey. As a result, this headline made its way around the country last week: “Efforts to track diversity in journalism are lagging” (AP). 

But INN staff realized the same is not true of our members, so we revisited our findings from June 2021 and published them on Medium.

Some highlights: when the Institute for Nonprofit News invited 284 member nonprofit news organizations to take its diversity survey in January 2021, some 94% responded. We found that:

Read the full piece here.

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