Monthly Archives: March 2016

Bernie Sanders Just Trounced Hillary Clinton in Three of the Ten Most Diverse States in America

Bernie Sanders Just Trounced Hillary Clinton in Three of the Ten Most Diverse States in America

 

The overwhelming majority of the voting data accumulated thus far in the Democratic primaries contradicts the media narrative suggesting Bernie Sanders doesn’t perform well in states with diverse populations.

While the fact that Sanders yesterday swept “Western Saturday” (with votes in Alaska, Hawaii, and Washington) is a part of the analysis — as is the fact that, in just a few hours of voting, Sanders managed to eliminate 22.5% of Hillary Clinton’s 296-delegate lead — it isn’t the greater part. I’m not even focusing here on the fact that, after weeks of being told how staggeringly far ahead Clinton is in the pledged delegate race, her monumental margin ends up, as of today, being no more than 54.9% to 45.1%.

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If Media Were More Diverse, They Would Call Out Trump’s Racism and Xenophobia More Readily

If Media Were More Diverse, They Would Call Out Trump’s Racism and Xenophobia More Readily

MEDIA DEBATE BLAME FOR TRUMP’S RISE

They used different words, but when asked about coverage of the increasingly volatile presidential campaign, the presidents of the national associations of black and Hispanic journalists agreed: Not enough journalists of color have been in decision-making positions.

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Controlled Companies Generally Underperform and Boards Less Diverse, New Study Finds

Controlled Companies Generally Underperform and Boards Less Diverse, New Study Finds

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Controlled companies generally underperformed non-controlled firms over all periods reviewed in terms of total shareholder returns, revenue growth, and return on equity, according to a new study. The study also finds that average chief executive (CEO) pay is significantly higher at controlled companies with multi-class stock structures: three times higher than that at single-class stock controlled firms and more than 40 percent higher than average CEO pay at non-controlled firms. In addition, director tenure typically runs longer, board refreshment is generally slower, and boardrooms are less diverse at controlled companies.

 

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