New Directions in Diversity: A New Approach to Covering America's Multicultural Communities

New Directions in Diversity: A New Approach to Covering America's Multicultural Communities

by George Padgett
     
 

Journalists and students will learn how to report on the issues important to diverse communities with the tips in this handbook. Beginning with a discussion on what diversity means and why it is important, this textbook provides a detailed road map for teaching and learning about diverse communities and suggestions for beginning what is often a difficult community… See more details below

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Journalists and students will learn how to report on the issues important to diverse communities with the tips in this handbook. Beginning with a discussion on what diversity means and why it is important, this textbook provides a detailed road map for teaching and learning about diverse communities and suggestions for beginning what is often a difficult community conversation. Hundreds of professional tips demonstrate how to better cover multicultural communities, with individual chapters on specific audiences, including African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, Arab Americans, gay men and lesbians, people with disabilities, and people of varying faith, age, and economic class. Activities for teaching and learning about diverse communities also help journalists and educators bring the issue of diversity into the newsroom and the classroom. This new edition includes revealing statistics from the 2010 U.S. Census, plus a Diversity Dictionary, containing hundreds of useful multicultural terms and definitions.

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Journalism & Mass Communication Educator
Padgett does a good job separating out coverage issues of each group while at the same time acknowledging the commonalities, and providing tips and tools for achieving diversity.
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"Padgett does a good job separating out coverage issues of each group while at the same time acknowledging the commonalities, and providing tips and tools for achieving diversity."  —Journalism & Mass Communication Educator

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933338040
Publisher:
Marion Street Press, LLC
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.44(d)

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