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The Media Diversity Forum is designed to serve inclusiveness by seeking resources, supporting research, stimulating dialogue, sponsoring programs and sharing techniques.


Top Headlines

-- Shooters of color are called ‘terrorists’ and ‘thugs.’ Why are white shooters called ‘mentally ill’? (June 18, 2015 | The Washington Post)

-- "Social media highlighted the contrast between arresting a white man who shot nine people and a black man for selling cigarettes"

Contrast in arrest style in race line

-- Throw away the script: How media bias is killing Black America (June 2, 2015 | Root.Com)

-- The tears of a black mother (June 19, 2015 | News4UOnline.Com)

-- Univision buys leading Black news site The Root (May 22, 2015 | HuffingtonPost.Com)

-- Black athletes stereotyped negatively in media compared to white athletes (June 2, 2015 | Eurekalert.Com)

11 incredible Latina musicians you won't find on mainstream radio (June 12, 2015 | Mic.Com)

Top Headlines

-- The Washington Post: The ugly truth about hate crimes — in 5 charts and maps (June 18, 2015 | The Washington Post)

-- Jon Stewart’s blistering monologue about race, terrorism and gun violence after Charleston church massacre (June 19, 2015 | MTVServices.Com)

Top Headlines

-- 8 sad truths about women in media (Time | June 4, 2015)

-- Women of action: Redefining the super-hero (See Jane Salons | June 8, 2015)

-- It took them too long though: With women on stage, Apple's WWDC finally reflects the Future Of tech (ReadWrite.Com | June 8, 2015)

-- Gay-friendly Wells Fargo ad sparks conservative protest (June 17, 2015 | Philly Voice)

-- ‘Steamy’ ‘Stunning’ and ‘Sexy’: Media Praise Chobani Yogurt Commercial Showing Lesbians Naked in Bed Together (June 16, 2015 | NewsBusters)

-- LGBT rights issues got more exposure because of social media (June 10, 2015 | The Morning Bulletin)

-- LGBT Press spending up in 2014 (May 19, 2015 | Mediapost.Com)

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