I want a future editor of National Geographic to look back at our coverage with pride—not only about the stories we decided to tell and how we told them but about the diverse group of writers, editors, and photographers behind the work.
National Geographic magazine is taking responsibility for its historical racist coverage. Editor-in-chief Susan Goldberg acknowledged in an article titled “For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist” that the venerable publication has ignored non-white Americans and perpetuated racist stereotypes.
National Geographic devoted its April issue to race. A note from the editor in chief acknowledges that “it hurts to share the appalling stories from the magazine’s past.”
National Geographic has acknowledged that its coverage of black and minority ethnic people in America and the wider world has been historically racist, frequently promoting caricatures of the “noble savage” and barely featuring the US’s minority ethnic population.
National Geographic is acknowledging that its past coverage was "racist" and for decades failed to address people of color in the United States.. The magazine decided to take a tough look at its past coverage prior to the publication of its April issue, which is devoted to race. In an editorial titled "For decades our coverage was racist.
National Geographic confronts its past: ‘For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist’ by Derek Hawkins by Derek Hawkins Email the author March 13 at 7:00 AM Email the author In this image provided by National Geographic, the cover of the April 2018 issue of National Geographic magazine, a single topic issue on the subject of race. (National ...
US magazine National Geographic says its past coverage of people around the world was racist. It ignored non-white Americans and showed different groups as exotic or savage, propagating "every type of cliché", editor Susan Goldberg said. The magazine's April edition is dedicated to race and it has ...