The White House press room is overwhelmingly white. Does that matter?

#Hispanics and #Latinos don’t want to hear only about #immigration restructuring, the prism through which mainstream reporting about Latinos is typically filtered, he said. The topic is important, “but to a community that is mostly U.S.-born, it’s not the only area of interest or concern when it comes to government or motivation to vote.”

Hugo Balta, president of National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) says a lack of diversity among news managers perpetuates the status quo — and “we see the quality of coverage and representation suffer.”

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