Diversity Hiring and the Concept of ‘Fit’

In the newsroom diversity debate, some of the criticism has centered around this idea: that the reason why these new media ventures have such monochromatic, sausagey mastheads is that they are insulated from the wider culture, and therefore dependent on mostly white, mostly male, and mostly coastal networks for their hiring needs.

What Does It Cost to Live in the Overlooked Parts of a City?

Can you move to a big city if you’re earning a modest salary? Yes, but people don’t really talk about the least trendy neighborhoods you can move to, which tend to be browner and poorer.