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Author Newkirk, Pamela.

Title Within the Veil : Black Journalists, White Media
Published New York : NYU Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (292 pages)
Contents Foreword by Derrick Bell; Acknowledgments; Preface; Timeline; ONE Within the Veil; TWO Into the Mainstream: A History of Strife; THREE The Bumpy Road into the Newsroom; FOUR Slaying the Dragon; FIVE Private Dilemmas, Public Strife; SIX Double Standards and the "Double-Special Burden"; SEVEN The Kerner Legacy; Appendix; Notes; Index; About the Author
Summary Winner of the National Press Club Prize for Media Criticism. Companion website: Thirty years ago, the Kerner Commission Report made national headlines by exposing the consistently biased coverage afforded African Americans in the mainstream media. While the report acted as a much ballyhooed wake-up call, the problems it identified have stubbornly persisted, despite the infusion of black and other racial minority journalists into the newsroom. In Within the Veil, Pamela Newkirk unmasks the ways in which race continues to influence reportage, both o
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Subject African American journalists -- Biography.
African Americans in the newspaper industry.
African Americans -- Press coverage.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0814759130