Differential Employment Rates in the Journalism and Mass Communication Labor Force Based on Gender, Race, and Ethnicity: Exploring the Impact of Affirmative Action
Becker, Lee B., Lauf, Edmund, Lowrey, Wilson, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly
This paper examines whether gender, race, and ethnicity are associated with employment in the journalism and mass communication labor market and-if discrepancies in employment exist-what explanations might be offered for them. The data show strong evidence that race and ethnicity are associated with lower levels of employment among journalism and mass communication graduates. These discrepancies in success in the job market are explainable in highly specified situations by factors normally associated with hiring, such as type of training, type of institution offering the training, or qualifications such as internship experience and level of performance in the classroom. …
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Publication information: Article title: Differential Employment Rates in the Journalism and Mass Communication Labor Force Based on Gender, Race, and Ethnicity: Exploring the Impact of Affirmative Action. Contributors: Becker, Lee B. - Author, Lauf, Edmund - Author, Lowrey, Wilson - Author. Journal title: Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. Volume: 76. Issue: 4 Publication date: Winter 1999. Page number: 631+. © Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Winter 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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