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Scripps TV Slates Implicit Bias Training Special

Dr. Bryant Marks
Dr. Bryant Marks (Image credit: Scripps TV)

Scripps TV stations are planning to take the nation to school on the issue of implicit bias.

The media company said it will air an hour special, “Hidden Bias of Good People,” on stations in 41 markets that it bills as "essentially an anti-bias training session," the focus being implicit bias that abets racial discrimination.

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The special is hosted by Dr. Bryant T. Marks, founder/chief equity officer of the National Institute on Race and Equity (NTIRE).

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The special will air between March 7 and March 20 in various time periods, but primarily between 6 and 11 p.m.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.