WSJ Staff Criticizes Lack of Diversity in its Newsroom

Staff members at The Wall Street Journal have written a letter to their management team regarding the publication’s astounding lack of diversity, Business Insider reported on Tuesday.

“Diversity in the newsroom is good for business and good for our coverage,” staffers wrote to Gerard Butler, editor in chief, and Matt Murray, Butler’s deputy. A source reported that 160 team members signed the letter, which was supposed to be delivered on Tuesday, but Business Insider could not confirm that number.

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