Calls for diversity in next 'Meet the Press' host

Dupont Circle Communications principal Margot Friedman has launched a Web site encouraging visitors to lobby NBC News to hire “a woman or person of...

Dupont Circle Communications principal Margot Friedman has launched a Web site encouraging visitors to lobby NBC News to hire “a woman or person of color” as the next moderator of Meet the Press.

Friedman notes that the hosts of all five Sunday morning talk shows are white males, adding that hiring a woman or person of color would help to reconcile "some of the damage to the network’s brand” caused by “sexism in its coverage” during the 2008 campaign (her link).

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