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Nov 09, 2011 - Posted by Lauren McKeon

Much has been made over the lack of women’s bylines in the opinion pages, but what about the number of women pontificators? We talk to Informed Opinions founder Shari Graydon about the dearth of women experts, the elusive “female voice”, and why we should care.

Oct 02, 2007 - Posted by John Miller
The Maynard Institute For Journalism Education has prepared a set of worksheets and content audit forms called Reality Checks, that you can use to measure and discuss how accurately your publication reflects the diversity of your community.
Oct 02, 2007 - Posted by John Miller
The percentage of minority journalists working in America’s daily newsrooms declined slightly to 13.62 percent in 2007, according to the American Society of Newspaper Editors annual newsroom census. Nearly 57,000 full-time journalists now work in daily newsrooms. The number of minority journalists increased by about 200 to nearly 7,800. Canada's newspaper industry does not gather diversity statistics, but Ryerson journalism professor John Miller conducted a 10-year tracking survey that showed minorities constituted only 3.4 percent of Canadian daily newsrooms in 2004 – five times lower than their share of the population.
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