Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Philadelphia Inquirer - Layoffs reduce diversity

"Last week at The Philadelphia Inquirer the imminent became real as 71 employees—about 17 percent of the newsroom staff—were laid off.
Deepening the wound at a paper already struggling for readers, advertising dollars and some kind of identity, the layoffs represent a major step backward for diversity.
Of those laid off, 16 employees—or 22.5 percent—are black..

Reading Between Racial Lines
by Kia Gregory
Philadelphia Weekly
Jan 10-16


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