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Lack of Black Reporters in Local Newsrooms

Only six percent of statewide news jobs are held by black people, according to annual census data from the American Society of News Editors (ASNE).  A scant six percent of the Times news staff and three percent of its newsroom leaders are black, according to ASNE.  The increasing evaporation of traditional news jobs nationwide does not bode well for an already piddling pool of black journos.

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