Over the course of twenty years, the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) has compiled a nationwide view of gender and race breakdowns of U.S. journalists. The newly launched 2017 information helps us perceive who’s working in America’s newsrooms, and supplies a singular perception into how the trade displays—or struggles to replicate—the inhabitants it serves.
The Google News Lab helps inclusive reporting, and for the primary time, has partnered with ASNE on their annual Newsroom Employment Diversity Survey. Working with design studio Polygraph, we helped ASNE create a knowledge visualization to point out how tons of of newsrooms throughout the U.S. have modified since 2001.
Here’s a glimpse at the way it works:
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