Mon, 17 January 2022
Two words sum up the American news media's treatment of African-Americans: "malign neglect." Both in hiring and in coverage, the representation of American communities of color on radio, TV and in print journalism has been underdone. So how to make up for it? Journalist and media literacy specialist Damaso Reyes says reparations are in order. But what does that mean? Reyes' answer is more nuanced than you might have assumed.