Jun 24, 2018 - Economy

The Sunday shows only had 1 Hispanic headliner

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) on ABC’s This Week

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) on ABC’s This Week. Screenshot ABC News/YouTube.

The harrowing images of children in detention centers and President Trump's flip-flop on his administration's "zero tolerance" family separation policy dominated last week’s news cycle, but the lineup of Sunday’s five major morning news programs had just one Hispanic headliner, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) on ABC's "This Week," per the Daily Beast.

Why it matters: The lack of diversity — all of the shows' 12 main guests were male — on the Sunday shows highlights the need for a more nuanced and wider range of perspectives, especially after such a tumultuous week of news.

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