Naeemah Clark: How to Define ‘Viewpoint Diversity’ in a Polarized America (Ep. 155)
Are ‘viewpoint diversity’ and ‘ethnic diversity’ mutually exclusive? Elon University professor Naeemah Clark helps put ‘viewpoint diversity’ in perspective.
Naeemah Clark (@NaeemahC) is an Associate Professor of Communications at Elon University. Noticing a lack of diversity and unfair portrayal of marginalized groups in the media, Naeemah Clark pursues an interest in race and gender, economic status, disabilities, LGBTQIA and ethnicity in the media. She also studies and teaches about economic, programming and diversity issues related in the media and entertainment industries. She has edited the book, “African Americans in the History of U.S. Media,” co-authored a textbook, “Diversity in U.S. Mass Media,” published work in Journalism History, American Behavioral Scientist and has presented numerous papers at various conferences. She earned a B.A. in education from Florida State University, and her Masters and Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Florida.
Diversity in the U.S. Mass Media by Catherine Luther, Carolyn Ringer Lepre, and Naeemah Clark (Wiley Press, 2012)
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