Remezcla: 5 Scholarships For Latinx Journalists That Help Increase Diversity In Newsrooms

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Here are five scholarships and fellowships aimed at diversifying media for future generations. Why do we need this? Newsroom diversity remains painfully low, with whites and males still making up the majority of voices. In 2017, only 25 percent of top newsrooms had at least one non-white editor, while minorities made up only 16.6 percent of all newsroom employees. This is despite the fact that Latinos make up ~18% of the U.S. population. Share the list with any budding Latinx journalists you know so we can level the playing field in journalism. πŸ’ͺ

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