— Trying to get into the Christmas spirit this afternoon! LIP News will be back tomorrow.
WHO ARE THEY TRICKING?
12-16-19 UPDATE – Tom Murse’s column is now online (click here). Can a newspaper learn new tricks or can editors and reporters learn new tricks? And who and why are they trying to trick? So many questions, so little time!
Please check back later today.
* The purpose of the Newsroom Employment Diversity Survey, launched in 1978, is to document employment trends in U.S. print and online publications and help newsrooms reflect the growing diversity of their audiences. The survey measures progress toward ASNE’s goal of having the percentage of minorities working in newsrooms nationwide equal to that of minorities in the nation’s population by 2025.
From The American Society of News Editors (click here).
LNP IS NOW HIRING MINORITIES!
From the front page of today’s LNP print edition (not currently online).
LNP has named Tom Murse “executive editior” (he was previously the “managing editor”) and today we get a full line of platitudes and crap from this man including the below. Hey, Tom, you’re 30 to 40 years behind the times on that! How embarrassing!