Social Diversity in the Television Industry

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Social Diversity in the Television Industry Television industry's reliance on social connections and informal recruitment practices reduces the diversity of social representations that television can offer. Social connections and informal recruitment practices have the effect of reducing the diversity of social representation mostly by promoting favor in the industry to certain classes of people. There are some practices which may help argue the case against the motion, but their significance cannot compare to the evidence that the social diversity is reduced, favoring those who have a good cultural capital. The social classes in reference are the high-class citizens who are powerful and wealthy, the middle-class citizens who can manage their finances just fine and they are neither rich nor poor, and the low-class citizens, who represent the poor. The reliance of the television industry on the social connections and informal recruitment practices reduces the social diversity. Networking and cultural capital are the two main factors that facilitate the discrepancy in representation in the television industry. Networking The reliance on social networks as a means of getting jobs reduces the diversity of social representations because of the lack of transparency. The standard way of getting a job is by getting the necessary qualifications, then putting it down in curriculum vitae which are attached to an application letter for the job. The applicant then waits to be called for the scheduled interview on a specified date. However, this is not the case when social networking comes into consideration. The word of mouth rules when networking comes in. All that happens is that

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