Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 10, June 21

A True Trailblazer
Belva Davis overcame numerous discriminatory obstacles on her way to becoming one of northern California's most prominent broadcast journalistsAs a pioneering television journalist, Belva Davis overcame racism and sexism in the workplace and society...
A True Trailblazer: Belva Davis Overcame Numerous Discriminatory Obstacles on Her Way to Becoming One of Northern California's Most Prominent Broadcast Journalists
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] As a pioneering television journalist, Belva Davis overcame racism and sexism in the workplace and society while reporting on politics and racial and gender issues. In the news industry, she is considered "the Walter Cronkite"...
Changing Course
Journalism schools struggle to keep up with rapid changes in the way news is reported.In recent years, journalism programs have taken steps to integrate print, TV, radio and the Internet into every fiber of students' training and assignments. They have...
Changing Course: Journalism Schools Struggle to Keep Up with Rapid Changes in the Way News Is Reported
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In recent years, journalism programs have taken steps to integrate print, TV, radio and the Internet into every fiber of students training and assignments. They have intensified their partnerships with newspapers, TV and radio...
Looking the Other Way?
Calls for higher accountability intensify amid numerous recent sexual assault incidents on college campuses.The reality of rape and sexual harassment on college campuses has long been a burden that many institutions have struggled to address. The image...
Looking the Other Way? Calls for Higher Accountability Intensify amid Numerous Recent Sexual Assault Incidents on College Campuses
The reality of rape and sexual harassment on college campuses has long been a burden that many institutions have struggled to address. The image of fraternity parties gone bad, date rape and the incidents of stranger encounters on campus are all contrary...
Medill Lecturer Wins Pulitzer Prize
John Sullivan co-led the Philadelphia Inquirer examination of school violence in Philadelphia public schools.John Sullivan, a senior lecturer at Northwestern University's Medili School of Journalism, didn't dream of becoming a journalist when he was...
Medill Lecturer Wins Pulitzer Prize; John Sullivan Co-Led the Philadelphia Inquirer Examination of School Violence in Philadelphia Public Schools
John Sullivan, a senior lecturer ,at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, didn't dream of becoming a journalist when he was the youngest of eight children growing up in the suburbs of Chicago. He says he had trouble finding his place....
Mobile Journalism: A Model for the Future
We used to tell ourselves stories in order to live, according to famed author Joan Didion, who offers us this classic line in her seminal book of essays, The White Album. But in the digital age, with the help of mobile devices, we tell our stories...
Newsroom Diversity: An Online Paradigm Shift
While the long-predicted downturn among U.S. news publications is taking its toll on journalists everywhere, minorities in the news industry are impacted more than most. Total newsroom employment at daily newspapers declined 2.4 percent in 2011 while...
On the Move
DR. MILDRED GARCÍA has been named president of California State University, Fullerton. Garcia, the first Latina president in the CSU system, has been California State University, Domingo Hills president since 2007. She holds an EdD. and a M.A. in higher...
Playing It Straight
PBS anchor Gwen mil: a throwback to earlier generations amid opinion-driven news broadcasts of modern times.It's another busy day in the life of Gwen IfNI. Back-to-back meetings about topics that may be covered on one of her television news programs....
Playing It Straight: PBS Anchor Gwen Ifill: A Throwback to Earlier Generations amid Opinion-Driven News Broadcasts of Modern Times
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] It's another busy day in the life of Gwen Ifill. Back-to-back meetings about topics that may be covered on one of her television news programs. Reading. Reading. Reading. She reads some five news aggregation sites on the Internet...
Reporting from the Shadows
Covering the undocumente among the more challenging journalism assignments amid oftfractious immigration debate.From the outset of filming her report on college students who were not U.S. citizens, documentary journalist and then-graduate student Catherine...
Reporting from the Shadows: Covering the Undocumented among the More Challenging Journalism Assignments amid Oft-Fractious Immigration Debate
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] From the outset of filming her report on college students who were not U.S citizens documentary journalist and then-graduate student Catherine Orr steered clear of common tools for crafting news stories about non-residents...
The Top 50 Communication, Journalism and Related Degrees Conferred
Each year, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education publishes lists of the Top 100 producers of associate, bachelor's and graduate degrees awarded to minority students based on research conducted by Dr. Victor M. H. Borden, professor of educational leadership...