diversity in publishing

Some Potential Fixes for the ‘Diversity in Publishing’ Problem — Part 3

In Part 1, I gave a brief introduction to the ongoing debate around the lack of diversity in publishing. This is not a new issue and the current debate is not highlighting new causes. That said, it is certainly providing more evidence — both statistical and anecdotal — from different stakeholder groups across the publishing industry. In Part 2, I summarized the gist of the many articles/posts/comments that I’ve read so far, including the ones I had linked to earlier. Now, in Part 3, I would like to offer up some potential suggestions or approaches that might help improve diversity in publishing.

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diversity in publishing

A Current State Summary of the ‘Diversity in Publishing’ Discussion — Part 2

In Part 1, I gave a brief introduction to the ongoing debate around the lack of diversity in publishing. This is not a new issue and the current debate is not highlighting new causes. That said, it is certainly providing more evidence -- both statistical and anecdotal -- from different stakeholder groups across the publishing industry. So, now, in Part 2, I would like to summarize the gist of the many articles/posts/comments that I've read so far, including the ones I had linked to earlier.

diversity in publishing

What “Diversity in Publishing” Is About and Why We Need to Discuss It — Part 1

The US is facing, at the time of writing, one of the most interesting presidential elections in our history. A few days ago, Pew Research released an analysis that the 2016 electorate will be the most diverse ever. Nearly one-in-three eligible voters on Election Day (31%) will be Hispanic, Black, Asian, or another racial or ethnic minority. This is up from 29% in 2012. And, compared to 2012, there are 10.7 million more eligible voters today.