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Horton, Philip C., 1911-1989; The Urban Effort to Improve Coverage of Minorities in the News Media , Center for the New York City Affairs

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.214 Author/Creator: Horton, Philip C., 1911-1989; Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1968 Pagination: 12 p. ; 22.7 x 15.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "The Urban Effort to Improve Coverage of Minorities in the News Media, Center for the New York City Affairs" printed by the New School for Social Research. Item is a report on the underepresentation of Black and Puerto Rican people in the news media. Also refers to workshops held by local television stations, radio stations and news bureaus to train and develop coverage focused on minorities.

Background Information: The Urban Reporting Project was formed through the Center for New York City Affairs in 1968. This was a response of the Kerner Commission Report on Civil Disorders.

People:

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: JournalismMinoritiesLatino HistoryPuerto RicoAfrican Americans

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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