Financial Dispute Weakens Journalists’ Push For Unity

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By: Tanzina Vega | New York Times

LAS VEGAS — Nearly every four years since the mid-1990s, hundreds of journalists like those gathering here this week have come together under the banner of “Unity: Journalists of Color,” a nod toward the conference’s efforts to increase the number of minorities in newsrooms across the country.
 
But for the first time, the National Association of Black Journalists, once a cornerstone of the event, is missing, having withdrawn from the conference and its parent organization amid a disagreement over finances.

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