Pluralizing Journalism Education

Pluralizing Journalism Education

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The Rodney King verdict and the subsequent Los Angeles riots dramatized how important it is today for mass-media communicators to help Americans deal with a widening gulf in understanding between classes and races. Current population statistics prove further how major a role non-whites and women will play in our educational system and workforce by the year 2000. This handbook serves both as a basic reference guide and text for teachers and practitioners in mass communications and multicultural studies. A carefully chosen team of experts led by a prize-winning author/editor show how to pluralize the curriculum to encourage diversity, how to recruit and retain journalism students and faculty of color, and how to make newsrooms and classrooms more multicultural, both in attitude and action. This practical handbook is loaded with data, ideas, questions, and descriptions of invaluable resource materials.Also available are many excellent biographies and autobiographies of women journalists and journalists of color. ... The Color Purple, Raisin in the Sun, School Daze, Lady Sings the Blues, Do the Right Thing, Jungle Fever, Boyz a#39;Ara#39; the Hood, Hollywood Shuffle, To Sleep with Anger, ... Guidelines for Bias-Free Publishing.

Title:Pluralizing Journalism Education
Author:Carolyn Martindale
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1993-01-01


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