Making newsrooms more diverse

Media outlets are facing their own reckoning over hiring practices and diversity and inclusion efforts. Photo credit: kalhh/CC 2.0, via Pixabay

Media outlets in Los Angeles are re-examining their hiring practices, diversity and inclusion efforts, and pay disparities. The LA Times put out a report on Monday, which found that diversity hasn’t changed much since the paper started hiring tons of people two years ago, when Patrick Soon-Shiong took over as the new owner. KCRW hears from an LA Times editorial board member and a former LA Times columnist.