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Race and Racialized Voices at NPR

February 06, 2020

Public radio has sometimes criticized as being “too white”. Today’s episode examines the idea that NPR is a racialized organization.

Laura Garbes is a doctoral student at Brown University. She studies the racialization of voice in public radio. Laura recently posted “When the “Blank Slate” Is a White One: White Institutional Isomorphism in the Birth of National Public Radio” to SocArXiv.

Victor Ray is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Iowa. Victor recently published “A Theory of Racialized Organizations” in the American Journal of Sociology.

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