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.”

Full Washington Post article:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/the-white-house-press-room-is-overwhelmingly-white-does-that-matter/2018/09/30/3b99ca00-bdb3-11e8-8792-78719177250f_story.html?utm_term=.a9b04ac63328

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