Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 12, July 24

A Continuing Trend
Many of the issues that we covered in last year's journalism edition leading up to the National Association of Black Journalists' annual convention--the frenzy over the need for journalists to have multimedia skills, the steps media companies were...
Capturing a Different Picture
The New York Times Student Journalism Institute helps to train a new generation of minority newsroom professionals.NEW ORLEANSNigel Chiwaya's pulse raced with adrenaline. He was careful not to miss a single detail. It was the first time Chiwaya, a 2008...
Capturing a Different Picture: The New York Times Student Journalism Institute Helps to Train a New Generation of Minority Newsroom Professionals
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] NEW ORLEANS Nigel Chiwaya's pulse raced with adrenaline. He was careful not to miss a single detail. It was the first time Chiwaya, a 2008 graduate of the New York Institute of Technology, had ever covered a professional...
Coming into View
Race as a campaign issue is bringing exposure to minority punditsOn numerous television and radio news shows over the past year, ranging from "Hardball" to "Hannity & Colmes," Dr. Michael K. Fauntroy has analyzed and interpreted the role of race...
Coming into View: Race as a Campaign Issue Is Bringing Exposure to Minority Pundits
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] On numerous television and radio news shows over the past year, ranging from "Hardball" to "Hannity & Colmes" Dr. Michael K. Fauntroy has analyzed and interpreted the role of race in the 2008 presidential election season....
Disability Bill Divides Higher Ed Groups
Some groups fear ADA bill will require institutions to expand services.A bill to clarify the 18-year-old Americans with Disabilities Act - a landmark law to prevent discrintination against the disabled - is generating a mixture of praise and concern...
Disability Bill Divides Higher Ed Groups: Some Groups Fear ADA Bill Will Require Institutions to Expand Services
A bill to clarify the 18-year-old Americans with Disabilities Act--a landmark law to prevent discrimination against the disabled--is generating a mixture of praise and concern among higher education groups. The ADA Amendments Act cleared the House...
Diverse Calendar
SEPTEMBERSept. 17-20National Black MBA Association30th Annual Conference and Exposition"Catalyst for Change"Convention CenterWashington, D.C.www.nbmbaa.orgSept. 22-24National College Access NetworkAnnual ConferenceHilton Americas HotelHoustonwww.collegeaccess.org...
Diversity Takes a Back Seat to Economy
'Last hired, first fired' maxim often adversely affects journalists of color and women.As the nation's economy takes a tumble to who knows where, it should come as no surprise that the news industry is suffering along with other U.S. businesses. The...
Diversity Takes a Back Seat to Economy: 'Last Hired, First Fired' Maxim Often Adversely Affects Journalists of Color and Women
As the nation's economy takes a tumble to who knows where, it should come as no surprise that the news industry is suffering along with other U.S. businesses. The ripple effects are also starting to show in journalism education programs around the...
Getting to Know Keith Woods
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Keith Woods became so mired in heated issues of race relations while he was city editor of The Times-Picayune in New Orleans that he may have understandably opted to turn to other topics after leaving the paper. After all,...
John Hope Franklin Symposium & Gala
Thursday, 26, 2008 | Friday, June 27, 2008 Washington Duke Inn, Durham, N.C. Scholars, researchers, faculty, administrators, and business leaders from around the country gathered on June 26-27, 2008, at the Washington Duke Inn on the campus of Duke...
Journeying to Faraway Places before Freshman Year
Award-winning books prepare incoming students for college-level work and a diverse learning environment.This summer, first-year college students from all over the country will journey to faraway places and exotic locales like the battlefields of Rwanda...
Journeying to Faraway Places before Freshman Year: Award-Winning Books Prepare Incoming Students for College-Level Work and a Diverse Learning Environment
This summer, first-year college students from all over the country will journey to faraway places and exotic locales like the battlefields of Rwanda or the deserts of Arizona without ever leaving the comforts of home. Award-winning authors will guide...
Minority Journalists Push Media to Maintain Diversity Commitment
Amid layoffs and buyouts, industry insiders wonder whether diversity will become the 'sacrificial lamb."In a media advisory released earlier this month, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) had an urgent message for the newspaper industry:...
Minority Journalists Push Media to Maintain Diversity Commitment: Amid Layoffs and Buyouts, Industry Insiders Wonder Whether Diversity Will Become the "Sacrificial Lamb."
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In a media advisory released earlier this month, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) had an urgent message for the newspaper industry: Diversity should not be treated like a passing fad and it should continue...
Spanish-Language Media Market in a Growth Phase
While the circulation of traditional English-language daily newspapers decreases, Spanish-language media are reaping the benefits of a growing Hispanic community.As reports of layoffs, cutbacks and buyouts sweep through America's most influential newspapers...
Spanish-Language Media Market in a Growth Phase: While the Circulation of Traditional English-Language Daily Newspapers Decreases, Spanish-Language Media Are Reaping the Benefits of a Growing Hispanic Community
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] As reports of layoffs, cutbacks and buyouts sweep through America's most influential newspapers like the Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald and The Washington Post, publishing companies struggle to stretch resources and keep newspapers...
What's Not Funny about the Funny Pages?
Artists say it's still an uphill battle getting editors to believe that a comic strip with minority characters can gain a mainstream following.As a kid, Darrin Bell devoured newspaper comic strips. He even read "Mary Worth" and "Apartment 3-G." Nevermind...
What's Not Funny about the Funny Pages? Artists Say It's Still an Uphill Battle Getting Editors to Believe That a Comic Strip with Minority Characters Can Gain a Mainstream Following
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] As a kid, Darrin Bell devoured newspaper comic strips. He even read "Mary Worth" and "Apartment 3-G." Nevermind that the storylines of those soap opera-style strips were far removed from his life. So it was disappointing...
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