Radio & Television

CHUM bringing media, minorities, closer

VANCOUVER – With the goal of encouraging greater diversity in news reporting, a new database launched today by CHUM Limited offers media unprecedented access to over 300 experts from diverse communities. Diversity Online, diversity.chumtv.com, is a free online database providing all media with direct access to over 300 "dynamic and articulate subject experts representing diverse communities from every province and territory including: Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, gay and lesbian people, youth and people with disabilities," says today's press release. According to the 2001 Census, there are almost four million visible minorities living in Canada, making up 13.4% of the...