Activision, Monster Face Gender-Diversity Deadline as Court Weighs In: Activision Blizzard Inc., which has faced allegations of sexual harassment, and Monster Beverage Corp. are among the companies that have a month to add women to their boards to comply with a California law promoting gender diversity. Unless a judge finds the rule itself is a form of discrimination.
Diversity in the newsroom can build better media. Here's why: Traditional news media is dying. Thus, newsrooms must keep up with and hire on diverse perspectives, new audiences, and being culturally aware.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar urges House GOP to address ‘anti-Muslim hatred’: “When a sitting member of Congress calls a colleague a member of the ‘jihad squad’ and falsifies a story to suggest I will blow up the Capitol, it is not just an attack on me but on millions of American Muslims across the country,” Omar said during a news conference Tuesday. “We cannot pretend this hate speech from leading politicians doesn’t have real consequences.”
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Addressing Anti-Asian Racism in the Era of COVID-19: The authors of this report assessed knowledge gaps around such racism and associated acts of violence and proposed possible solutions to address it by conducting 20 semi-structured interviews with diverse stakeholders in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community to identify key themes about the causes of, reaction to, and mitigation measures against anti-Asian racism in the context of the pandemic and beyond.
Department Of Justice Settlement With Rite Aid Corporation Signals New Wave Of ADA Website Accessibility Litigation: A recent settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Rite Aid Corporation on the national retailer's online COVID-19 website portal reaffirms the legal stance that websites must be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and signals an impending wave of litigation against businesses and governments with online offerings that don't provide equal access to people with vision impairments and other disabilities.
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