Minority percentages at participating organizations

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 2012:
Minorities percentages at participating organizations (both newspapers and online-only newsrooms), except for those organizations that declined to disclose their data

Minorities in newsrooms remain relatively steady; 63 percent of newspapers have at least one woman among top-three editors
Minority percentages at participating newspapers
Minority percentages at participating online organizations 

Minorities in newsrooms increase; 63 percent of newspapers have at least one woman among top-three editors
Minority percentages at participating newspapers 
Minority percentages at participating online organizations 

Total employment declines in 2012, but proportion of minorities in newsrooms remains stable
Minority percentages at participating newspapers 
Minority percentages at participating online organizations 
 
Total and minority newsroom employment declines in 2011 but loss continues to stabilize
Minority percentages at participating newspapers
Minority percentages at participating online news organizations
 
2011:
Newsroom employment up slightly, minority numbers plunge for third year
Individual minority percentages of respondees
 
2010:
 
2009:
U.S. newsroom employment declines
Percentages at participating newspapers
 
2008:
Newsrooms shrink; minority percentage increases slightly
Percentages at participating newspapers
 
2007:
Diversity slips in U.S. newsrooms
Percentages at participating newspapers
 
2006:
ASNE census shows newsroom diversity grows slightly
Percentages at participating newspapers
 
2005:
News staffs shrinking while minority presence grows
2005 - Percentage of minorities at participating newspapers
 
2004:
Newsroom employment drops again; diversity gains
2004 minority percentages by newspaper
 
2003:
Minority newsroom employment inches up in 2003
2003 minority percentages
 
2002:
Newsroom employment drops sharply; diversity increases
2002 minority percentages
 
2001:
ASNE Census Finds Newsrooms Less Diverse: Increased Hiring of Minorities Blunted by Departure Rate
2001 minority percentages
 
2000:
Minority journalists make small gains in daily newspapers
2000 minority percentages