As the cable industry convenes in New York this week to talk about diversity, we’ve been asking how cable’s doing — here’s what our polls (and the NAACP) told us.
Which group do cable operators and programmers need to do a better job of promoting through the executive ranks?
Gay / GLBT (15.9%)
How would you grade the cable industry’s efforts at diversifying its ranks?
Are cable networks doing a better job than broadcast networks in representing visible minorities on television?
The NAACP this week released its 2007 diversity report card of 51 companies, with the telecom sector (including cable operators) scoring a C average. Here’s how cable operators stacked up:
Time Warner Cable: C
*F = incomplete (company didn’t return survey)