By Matt Largey
October 14, 2016
"But there's something we need to acknowledge as we go forward: We don't have any black staff members in the local KUT newsroom. It feels like this is important to say right up front because it means that we don't necessarily bring the same experiences and perspectives on race, stereotypes and the media in general that many of our sources do.
We're working to better reflect the diversity of Austin in our own reporting staff, but in the meantime, we wanted to have a discussion about how newsroom diversity — or a lack of it — affects coverage."