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Rachel Grant Comments on the Lack of Indigenous Women and Women of Color on Television News Programs

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, is quoted in “No Indigenous Women and Few Women of Color Were TV Guests on 2020 Sunday Morning News Shows” published on on Oct. 1.

Rachel Grant

The article focuses on the overlapping crises and major news events in 2020 and the omission of Indigenous, Black, Latina, and AAPI women participating in interviews about these topics on Sunday morning news programs.

“We typically don’t hear from the people who are directly affected by an issue, which leads to their narratives being diminished,” Grant said. “It leads to the media moving forward with preconceived notions of narratives and sticking to oppressive tropes.”

Posted: October 14, 2021
Category: College News, Diversity News and Profiles
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