Veteran Journalist Richard Prince Talks Media Diversity

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By Mona Zhang Comment

After getting his start at New Jersey’s Star-Ledger, Richard Prince went on to Washington Post where he became part of the “Metro Seven,” a group of African-American journalists who took issue with the paper’s discriminatory practices.

“It was a harbinger of other such cases that took place at other publications, including Newsweek and The New York Times, regarding not only black journalists, but women journalists, to both increase the numbers of these groups and equalize the pay scale,” he recalled in Mediabistro’s latest So What Do You Do? interview. “We never went to court, but after our efforts there was another case at the New York Daily News that did.”

Read the full interview at So What Do You Do, Richard Prince, Columnist for the Maynard Institute?