National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past

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National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past

- npr.org
13 Mar 2018
In a full-issue article on Australia that ran in National Geographic in 1916, aboriginal Australians were called "savages" who "rank lowest in intelligence of all human beings." The magazine examines its history of racist coverage in its April issue. C.P. Scott (L) and H.E. Gregory (R)/National Geographic hide caption

National Geographic Confesses

13 Mar 2018
The old National Geographic no doubt had its faults, but I don't think it ever devoted an entire issue to race. Welcome to the 21st century Left-a "non-racist" obsession with race. Somehow, I don't think this will lead to a better magazine. Or to a better America.
- powerlineblog.com

National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past

- fb.me
13 Mar 2018
'National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past: 'For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist' : The Two-Way Before it could publish an issue on race, the magazine first had to look at its own history. "Some of what you find in our archives leaves you speechless," writes editor Susan Goldberg.

For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist

13 Mar 2018
Goldberg and Mason also found that National Geographic was racist in what it omitted from its coverage. A 1962 story on South Africa quoted no black South Africans, nor did it mention the massacre of 69 black people by police in Sharpeville two and a half years earlier.
- washingtonpost.com
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