Diversity Bibliography

July 19, 2002
Category: Archive


Alliance for Women in Media
AWM is dedicated to advancing the impact of women in electronic media and related fields.

Asian American Journalists Association
AAJA was formed in 1981 to provide support for Asian American journalists.

Association for Women in Communications
AWC champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines.

Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism
CIIJ seeks to make journalism more inclusive from the classroom to the newsroom. 

Chips Quinn Scholars
This program places journalists of color in internships at daily U.S.newspapers.

Diversity Best Practices (ACEJMC, 2003)
A handbook for journalism and mass communications educators.

DiversityInc.com offers information on how diversity affects companies’ relationships with their employees, suppliers, customers and investors.

The Association of American Colleges and Universities and the University of Maryland at College Park designed DiversityWeb.

The Essence of Excellence:
Covering Race and Ethnicity (and doing it better)

By Keith Woods, 2001.
This report for the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism was underwritten by the Workshop on Journalism, Race and Ethnicity. (Posted on Poynter Online.)

FCC Diversity Resource Directory

The Forum on Media Diversity
LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communications and the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs.

Freedom Forum Diversity Institute

Good Ideas in Newspaper Diversity
Freedom Forum Report, 2003.

International Women’s Media Foundation
IWMF was founded to strengthen the role of women in the media.

Journalism and Women Symposium
JAWS supports the personal growth and professional empowerment of women in newsrooms.

Kerner Plus 40 Report
DeWayne Wickham and Tukufu Zubert, editors, 2008.

Maynard Institute
The Institute is dedicated to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in news coverage, staffing and business operations.

National Association of Black Journalists
NABJ was founded with the purpose of promoting and communicating the importance of diversity in newsrooms.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
NAHJ is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry

National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications
NAMIC educates, advocates and empowers for the cause of diversity in the telecommunications industry.

National Center on Disability and Journalism
NCDJ’s mission is to educate journalists and educators about disability reporting issues in order to produce more accurate, fair and diverse news reporting.

National Federation of Press Women
NFPW promotes the highest ethical standards and the professional development of women.

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
NLGJA works to ensure equal benefits and conditions for lesbian and gay employees in news organizations.

National Newspaper Publishers Association
The National Newspaper Publishers Association, also known as the Black Press of America, is a federation of more than 200 Black community newspapers from across the United States.

Native American Journalists Association
NAJA was formed to encourage, inspire, enhance and empower Native communicators.

New America Media

A national collaboration of ethnic news organizations.

News in New America
This report addresses the diversity of American news coverage and newsrooms. 
Sally Lehrman, Knight Foundation, January 2006. (PDF file)

News University (Poynter/Knight Foundation)


News and commentary on disability issues.

Poynter Online’s “Diversity at Work” Blog

Richard Prince’s Journal-isms
Richard Prince’s column appears on the Maynard Institute website.

South Asian Journalists Association
Their goal is to foster ties among South Asian journalists in North America and improve standards of journalistic coverage of South Asia and South Asian America.

UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc.
A strategic alliance of journalists of color acting as a force for positive change in the fast-changing global news industry.

UNITY/McCormick Foundation
Electronic Clearinghouse for News Diversity

More than 400 abstracts that clearly and concisely summarize the available literature on racial and ethnic diversity and journalism.


Aldrich, Leigh Stephens. Covering the Community:
A Diversity Handbook for Media
Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press, 1999.

Biagi, Shirley and Marilyn Kern-Foxworth.
Facing Difference: Race, Gender, and Mass Media.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press, 1997.

Bradley, Patricia and Gail Collins.
Women and the Press: the Struggle for Equality.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2005.

Broussard, Jinx Coleman. Giving a Voice to the Voiceless:
Four Pioneering Black Women Journalists
New York: Routledge, 2004.

Campbell, Christopher P. Race, Myth, and the News.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1995.

Chambers, Deborah, Linda Steiner and Carole Fleming.
Women and Journalism.
New York: Routledge, 2004.

Chideya, Farai. The Color of Our Future.
New York: William Morrow, 1999.

Cose, Ellis. Color-Blind:
Seeing Beyond Race in a Race-Obsessed World.

Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 1997.

Coward, John M. The Newspaper Indian:
Native American Identity in the Press, 1820-1890
Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1999.

Cropp, Fritz, Cynthia M. Frisby and Dean Mills.
Journalism Across Cultures.
Ames: Iowa States Press, 2003.

Curry, George E., ed. The Affirmative Action Debate.
Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1996.

Danky, James Philip and Maureen E. Hady, eds.
African-American Newspapers and Periodicals:
A National Bibliography.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999.

Dawkins, Wayne. Black Journalists: The NABJ Story.
Merrillville, IN: August Press, 1997.

—-. Rugged Waters.
Newport News, VA: August Press, 2003.

Dennis, Everette E. and Edward C. Pease, eds.
The Media in Black and White.

Rutgers, NJ: Transaction Books, 1997.

Dijk, Teun Adrianus Van. Racism and the Press.
New York: Routledge, 1991.

Dines, Gail and Jean M. Humez.
Gender, Race, and Class in Media
, 2nd ed.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2002.

Gutierrez, Felix, Clint Wilson and Lena Chao.
Racism, Sexism, and the Media: The Rise of
Class Communication in Multicultural America
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2003.

Halper, Donna L. Invisible Stars:
A Social History of Women in American Broadcasting
Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2001.

Hill, George H. and Lorraine Raglin.
Black Women in Television: An Illustrated History and Bibliography.
New York: Garland, 1990.

Hosley, David H. Hard News: Women in Broadcast Journalism.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Kamalipour, Yahya R. and Theresa Carilli, eds.
Cultural Diversity and the U.S. Media.
Albany, NY: State University of New York, 1998.

Keever, Bevery Ann Deepe, et al., eds.
U.S. News Coverage of Racial Minorities.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997.

Keith, Michael C. Signals in the Air: Native Broadcasting in America.
Westpost, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1995.

Lont, Cynthia M. Women and Media: Content, Careers, Criticism.
Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1994.

McGowan, William. Coloring the News.
San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2001.

Mansfield-Richardson, Virginia. Asian Americans and the Mass Media.
New York: Garland Publishing, 2000.

Maynard, Robert C. and Dori J. Maynard. Letters to My Children.
Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, 1995.

Miller, Sally M. The Ethnic Press in the United States.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Morgan, Arlene Notoro, Keith Woods and Alice Irene Pifer.
The Authentic Voice: The Best Reporting on Race and Ethnicity.
New York: Columbia University Press, 2006.

Reed, Barbara Straus. Outsiders in 19th-Century Press History:
Multicultural Prespectives
Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1995. 

Riggins, Stephen Harold, ed. Ethnic Minority Media:
An International Perspective
Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1992.

Roberts, Gene and Hank Klibanoff. The Race Beat:
the Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation.
New York: Knopf, 2006.

Robertson, Nan. The Girls in the Balcony:
Women, Men, and the New York Times.

New York: Random House, 1992.

Rodriguez, America. Making Latino News: Race, Language, Class.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 1999.

Simmons, Charles A. The African American Press.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1998.

Streitmatter, Rodger. Raising Her Voice:
African-American Women Journalists Who Changed History.

Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 1994.

Terry, Wallace. Missing Pages: Black Journalists
of Modern America: An Oral History.
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2007.

Thomas, David A. and John J. Gabarro. Breaking Through:
The Making of Minority Executives in Corporate America
Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1999.

Tilove, Jonathan and Michael Falco.
Along Martin Luther King.
New York: Random House, 2003.

Toth, Elizabeth L. and Linda Aldorry, eds.
The Gender Challenge to Media: Diverse Voices from the Field.
Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2001.

Trahant, Mark N. Pictures of Our Nobler Selves:
A History of Native American Contributions to News Media.

Nashville, TN: The Freedom Forum, 1995.

Van Dijk, Teun A. Racism and the Press.
New York: Routledge, 1991.

Veciana-Suarez, Ana. Hispanic Media: Impact and Influence.
Washington: Media Institute, 1990.

Waller, Linda, ed. Newspapers, Diversity and You.
Princeton, NJ: The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, 1998.

Washburn, Patrick Scott.
The African American Newspaper: Voice of Freedom.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2006.

Weston, Mary Ann. Native Americans in the News:
Images of Indians in the Twentieth Century Press.

Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1996.

Wickham, DeWayne. Thinking Black: Some of the
Nation’s Best Black Columnists Speak Their Minds.

New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1996.

Wolseley, Roland E. Black Achievers in American Journalism.
Nashville: James C. Winston Publishing, 1995.

—-. The Black Press, U.S.A.
Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1990.

Woods, Keith. Do We Check it at the Door?
Chicago: McCormick Tribune Foundation, 2002.

—-. Executives of Color: What it Takes to Succeed.
Chicago: McCormick Tribune Foundation, 2003.

—-. Leading the Way: Making Diversity Real.
Chicago: McCormick Tribune Foundation, 2004.