Nieman Lab – Nikole Hannah-Jones has heard all the excuses for why newsrooms can’t hire more reporters of color.
“The one you hear the most is: ‘We’d love to fill these positions with diverse candidates, but we can’t find anyone who is qualified,’” said Hannah-Jones, a reporter at The New York Times Magazine.
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