Global  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

National Geographic Confronts Decades of Racist Behavior

WorldNews Tuesday, 13 March 2018
National Geographic Confronts Decades of Racist BehaviorWhen National Geographic decided to make their entire April issue about the subject of race, the magazine said it needed to examine its own history covering the topic and the ways it fell short, according to National Public Radio. Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg asked John Edwin Mason, a professor of African history and the history of photography at the University of Virginia, to examine the magazine's 130-year archive and then report back with his findings. Mason found examples of a long-embedded use of racism in the magazine's coverage through its writing, choice of subjects, and in its famous photography. "[U]ntil the 1970s National Geographic all but ignored people of color who lived in...
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Credit: Wibbitz Studio - Published < > Embed
News video: 'National Geographic' Acknowledges History of Racist Coverage

'National Geographic' Acknowledges History of Racist Coverage 01:12

'National Geographic' Acknowledges History of Racist Coverage In the magazine's upcoming 2018 issue, they did a deep dive into race in both the outside world and in the magazine itself. They hired John Edwin Mason, a professor with a background in the history of Africa and the history of photography,...

Recent related videos from verified sources

New Panda Park In China Will Be Nearly Three Times The Size Of Yellowstone National Park [Video]New Panda Park In China Will Be Nearly Three Times The Size Of Yellowstone National Park

Panda numbers are finally increasing, but the animals find themselves scattered and fragmented across China in 30 separate groups, with each group isolated from the others. The separation could cause..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Take An Adventure With National Geographic [Video]Take An Adventure With National Geographic

National Geographic author, Trudi Trueit, and real-life National Geographic explorer, Erika Bergman, are in the Twin Cities promoting the latest book from the kid's fiction series, "Explorer Academy"..

Credit: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota     Duration: 03:13Published

Neil Degrasse Tyson Back On ‘StarTalk’ And ‘Cosmos’ Following Investigation [Video]Neil Degrasse Tyson Back On ‘StarTalk’ And ‘Cosmos’ Following Investigation

Neil deGrasse Tyson is coming back to StarTalk and Cosmos after he was investigated for sexual misconduct. Fox and National Geographic conducted the investigations. StarTalk is produced by Curved Light..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:55Published


Recent related news from verified sources

Introducing: National Geographic Family Journeys with G Adventures, 12 New Trips to Experience the World Together

Introducing: National Geographic Family Journeys with G Adventures, 12 New Trips to Experience the World Together
WASHINGTON & TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, National Geographic and G Adventures have officially launched their expanded partnership, National Geographic...
Business Wire

National Geographic Unveils Exclusive, Investigative Report on the Dark Side of the Global Wildlife Tourism Industry

National Geographic Unveils Exclusive, Investigative Report on the Dark Side of the Global Wildlife Tourism Industry
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Geographic today has unveiled a special investigative report that takes an in-depth look at the thriving global wildlife...
Business Wire Also reported by •The Next Web

You Might Like


Other recent news in Front Page

BOB HAWKE death: Former Australia prime minister dies, aged 89AUSTRALIA's former PM Bob Hawke dies at 89
Donald Trump pardons disgraced media mogul CONRAD BLACKBill de BLASIO: New York mayor enters presidential race
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.