Hiring efforts at budding news outlets like Project X continue to leave women by the wayside.

 

This article titled “Journalism startups aren’t a revolution if they’re filled with all these white men” was written by Emily Bell, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 12th March 2014 16.38 UTC

When the predictive superstar Nate Silver announced last summer that he would defect from the New York Times, it began a wave of new, new money-backed “personal brand” journalism startups that launch in earnest with FiveThirtyEight on ESPN next week. This was supposed to be a good thing. “A very luxurious situation” indeed.

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