How George Floyd Protests Are Reshaping The Media Landscape

Top editors at The New York Times, Bon Appétit and Refinery29 have resigned amid calls for racial justice.

How George Floyd Protests Are Reshaping The Media Landscape
A demonstrator carries a sign during March for Justice in honor of George Floyd Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Chicago. Demonstrators who gathered at Union Park marched through the city's West Side on Saturday afternoon, as the city prepared for another weekend of rallies. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo
How George Floyd Protests Are Reshaping The Media Landscape
A demonstrator carries a sign during March for Justice in honor of George Floyd Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Chicago. Demonstrators who gathered at Union Park marched through the city's West Side on Saturday afternoon, as the city prepared for another weekend of rallies. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo

How George Floyd Protests Are Reshaping The Media Landscape

Top editors at The New York Times, Bon Appétit and Refinery29 have resigned amid calls for racial justice.

For decades, the staff and leadership of news organizations in America have failed to reflect the diversity of the communities they serve.

Reset discusses how protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis are sparking a wave of reckonings in media organizations across the nation.

GUEST: Steven Thrasher, assistant professor at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism