A Theme of Diversification: Within the Web Design of the Online Atlanta Magazine

The Atlanta Magazine is an online magazine that has been issuing daily articles and coverage about the metropolitan Atlanta area since 1961. It features each aspect of Atlanta, Georgia from best restaurants to best things to do. Mostly everything there is to know is tackled on this online site and had caused it to gain the great title of” the father of city magazines” given by TIME magazine. It is said that the “city’s only general-interest magazine, Atlanta is recognized regionally and nationally for journalism and design excellence.”(atlantamagazine.com) However, there becomes a problem when various headlines and articles are streamed on the site, yet only one type of race is displayed. Racial diversity on this site is not present, only racial domination of Caucasian men and women. This causes a question to arise among the Atlanta-raised minorities that aren’t shown on the site. How can Atlanta magazine be a depiction of my city, one which is racially diversified, if the articles convey the Atlanta population as predominately white? Some may argue that a few articles do not and will not change the true major population that minorities upheld in Atlanta, but it does distort the minorities’ positions. The problem is that the non-diversified “excellent design” is praised an just goes to show that our society put one race above another instead of ruling out and calling for total racial equality. As I began to scroll down and click on various articles, the images and pictures all held similarity. According to Atlanta magazine, white culture is the main culture taking place in Atlanta, Georgia at this moment. White women, men and children of...
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