A new study released this week by the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism once again stated the obvious: Entertainment isn’t diverse.
If you don’t want to read the full report (though I’d recommend it), here are some choice stats:
Percentage of female speaking roles in film: 28.7%
Percentage of female film directors: 3.4%
Percentage of female screenwriters: 28.9%
Percentage of cable TV shows that have no Asian characters: 51%
Percentage of cable TV shows that have no Black characters: 23%
Still not convinced the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag is needed?