Black News Coverage Leaves A Lot To Be Desired

August 3, 2010  |  

(Black Enterprise) — Despite having a black president, African Americans attracted little attention in the U.S. mainstream news media during the first year of Barack Obama’s administration. The coverage that existed focused more on specific episodes than on examining how broader issues and trends affected the lives of blacks generally, according to a year-long study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism and its Social and Demographic Trends Project.

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