News Articles

NAMIC answers NAACP criticism

5/07/2000 08:00:00 PM Eastern

The National Association of Minorities in Cable issued a 10-point to-do list in response to last month's criticism by the NAACP of the cable industry's minority-hiring practices. In a statement, NAMIC said improvements can be made by choosing new employees by virtue of their skill set, not their experience in the cable industry. It also recommended a bonus structure contingent on reaching goals of a diverse staff.

Other suggestions include a leadership program, mentor programs and assists to minority companies "seeking to become programming suppliers, vendors or contractors."

Want to read more stories like this?
Get our Free Newsletter Here!
September
October

VR 20/20

The Times Center, New York, NY