Why ethics and diversity matter: The case of Trayvon Martin coverage

Oct 23, 2012 Read more: Poynter Online 8

If anyone asks why ethnic, cultural and gender diversity is important in journalism, advocates have a ready answer: Greater diversity equals greater accuracy and fairness.

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Ticklaw

#1 Oct 23, 2012
Wow, this piece came right as I was explaining that there was more to the case than the gun nuts, racists and imbeciles were considering.

So, I'm sure a few of you know how to access the piece right? And read it?
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United States

#3 Oct 24, 2012
Fairness you. Say "..........what about when a black goes,out and kills a white person"......why is it never reported ".........but let a white do something.......and it's on every news station"..........
owemygodnotyourg od

Voorhees, NJ

#5 Nov 19, 2012
a black person is never reported because they have bigger gangs.

blacks even kill blacks and is not reported..

but wait whites kill blacks and it is not reported.. that's why you don't know about it...
owemygodnotyourg od

Voorhees, NJ

#6 Nov 19, 2012
gangs are not reported. normal people are reported...
owemygodnotyourg od

Voorhees, NJ

#7 Nov 19, 2012
white gangs and black gangs are not reported because they have too much power.
owemygodnotyourg od

Voorhees, NJ

#8 Nov 19, 2012
and not only that trayvon was only reported because the mom actually complained about it.

there is a chance the white poeple who's kids got shot or something probably set it up or never cared about their kids..

if they did then someone woulda knew on tv...
owemygodnotyourg od

Voorhees, NJ

#9 Nov 19, 2012
they probably spoke to the black person and was like... shoot my daughter.. she got on my nerves...

and never told anyone..
owemygodnotyourg od

Voorhees, NJ

#10 Nov 19, 2012
actually the white crimes are reported more because whites celebrate white on black crimes..

blacks DONT' CELEBRATE. black on white crimes..

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