Diversity amid a monoculture

The Times prides itself on being an outstanding news organization and on having a diverse newsroom. In truth it is not and it does not.

The diversity that The Times celebrates among its staff is one in which everybody looks different but thinks the same. 

On issues ranging from income inequality to Keynesian economics to the causes of and appropriate responses to climate change, The Times newsroom is a monoculture that mirrors the constrained views that are common on many American college campuses.

At The Times, however, there is not even tenure to protect the occasional dissenter.

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