New York Times reporter Wesley Lowery says America’s newsrooms need racial justice. Black journalists have complained for years about the indifference and outright hostility toward Black reporters — their pay and their ideas for how news should be covered in Black neighborhoods and beyond. Does this two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and 60 Minutes contributor, have a point? In the wake of George Floyd’s death, will editors and publishers finally hear the voice of the oppressed rising up in their own organizations?
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