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10 ways newsrooms can stop being so white

A list of 10 actions newsrooms can take to increase diversity on staff.

While many of these 10 steps are addressed in greater detail elsewhere on this Better News page, the listicle format is easy to digest and great for sharing. Her final recommendation – to take an implicit bias test to identify blind spots – is not often mentioned, and it’s an easy task that results in valuable self-reflection. Plus, the author’s personal story is compelling – Tanzina Vega has reported on race for both The New York Times and CNN, and her career path has followed industry attitudes on the importance of racial and ethnic diversity.