Media’s BLM Reckoning


As people in the United States continue to protest systemic racism, the Black Lives Matter movement has brought down a reckoning for the media industry. With firings, resignations, and demands for accountability impacting leadership at multiple prestige media brands, including the New York Times and Condé Nast, many media companies are grappling with their failure to provide equitable and healthy working environments for employees of color. Students are asked to review the recent fallout and discuss how these companies can move forward.

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