Why isn’t our press more diverse?: Gary Younge

Columnist, the Guardian

Most of those who run, and recruit to, British newspapers . . . claim they are colour-blind. But blindness is a disability. If you cannot see race you won't see racism; nor will you notice that the overwhelming majority of your staff is white. (Guardian, 1999)

This article first appeared in the 16 January 2012 issue of the New Statesman, The battle for Britain