New Report: 64 Percent Of Diverse Television Writers Have Experienced Bias, Discrimination Or Harassment

Are we shocked?

A new report by The Think Tank for Inclusion and Equity (TTIE) reveals that 64 percent of diverse writers working in television today have experienced bias, discrimination or harassment, and 51 percent reported they have never worked on a show that featured all non-diverse main characters.

Also, 58 percent say they’ve experienced microaggressions in the writers’ room. Chief among these microaggressions is having their pitches rejected only to see a non-diverse writer pitch the same concept and have it met; 53 percent of diverse writers say this has happened to them.

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