UNITY: Journalists for Diversity Struggles To Remain United & Relevant
Here’s a piece I wrote for the Columbia Journalism Review about UNITY’s recent troubles before and after the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) took its exit in 2011. Now the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) are set to vote on whether to leave. Here’s how UNITY got to where it is and how its new president hopes to reverse course.
Excerpt: “With the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) already gone, and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) halfway out the door, David Steinberg has his work cut out for him as the new president of UNITY: Journalists for Diversity. Not only does he need to figure out how to repair relationships with NABJ and NAHJ, Steinberg also will need to restructure the nearly 20-year-old advocacy organization and shore up its financial future…” READ MORE