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A collage of news clippings symbolizes urban unrest in the late '60s

The Kerner Report Called for More Black Journalists. Major Newsrooms Remain a 'White Man's World' [OP-ED]

When the Kerner Commission indicted U.S. journalism for its misrepresentation of Black communities in 1968, the report called on media companies to hire, train and promote Black journalists. FAIR program director Janine Jackson argues that corporate media is still failing to confront its own racism.