Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

When Angelou Learned to Be a Journalist

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

In 1960, Renaissance woman landed editor's job in Egypt; diversity stalls in book publishing, newsrooms, online; Google figures show 61% white, 71% male workforce; "Reporter: I appeared to aid denigration of blacks, Latinos; Jorge Ramos, "startlingly blunt for a news anchor"; Holder pledges no reporter doing his job will go to jail; Touré sorry for tweet after accusation of anti-Semitism; death threats prompt Trinidad-Tobago journalist to leave (5/28/14)

 

Leadership Shakeup at Chicago Defender

Monday, May 26, 2014

Interim publisher vows to restore paper's influence; N.Y. Times, MSNBC knocked for takes on Latinos and race; so many of our members know personally somebody who died overseas"; N.Y. Post has it both ways on Kanye-Kardashian wedding; biracial background compounded mass killer's problems; Mark Cuban remarks prove fodder for TV food fights; advocate takes "LinkedIn for Journalists" to 55,000; granted British asylum, Somali harassed as journalist (5/26/14)

 

All In for Reparations Cover Story

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Atlantic launches P.R. blitz for Ta-Nehisi Coates; Bob Herbert, former N.Y. Times columnist, returning to TV; Hampton U. given $245K for pilot program in digital media; Univision to air documentary on Chavez hunger strike; BET News special focuses on human trafficking; coup in Thailand includes vigorous crackdown on media (5/23/14)

 

"Tell Me More" Could Be Last of Its Kind

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

NPR favors integration into other programming; José Díaz-Balart to host morning show on MSNBC; Ricardo Thomas, photographer of Ford and Carter, dies at 72; Arthur Gelb remembered what black reporter told him; N.Y. mayor wants apologies from tabloids; CNN says it has no problem with Don Lemon's opinions. (5/21/14)

 

NPR Cancels Multicultural "Tell Me More"

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Michel Martin's "Tell Me More" has been on NPR for seven years.Host Michel Martin given network-wide role (5/20/14) ; Sulzberger says he should not have promoted Abramson; black photographers laid off at Cincinnati Enquirer; Carole Simpson upset she was not invited to fete Walters; calling out black journalists said to be part of GOP strategy; Ifill takes ribbing at D.C. roast by news women's club; Friday deadline for nominating a J-educator on diversity. (5/19/14)

 

 

Sulzberger Says He Should Not Have Promoted Abramson

Monday, May 19, 2014

Publisher's quandary: Baquet was too valuable to lose; black photographers laid off at Cincinnati Enquirer; Carole Simpson upset she was not invited to fete Walters; calling out black journalists said to be part of GOP strategy; Ifill takes ribbing at D.C. roast by news women's club; Friday deadline for nominating a J-educator on diversity. (5/19/14)

 

Was It Abramson's Pay? Her Style? Gender?

Friday, May 16, 2014

Baquet calls Glenn Greenwald criticism "idiotic"; in reversal, Google pledges to disclose diversity figures; next on net neutrality: contentious sitdown expected; MTV finds youth lack historical perspective on race; after criticism, Oprah postpones plans for Michael Sam reality show; secrecy over executions could be First Amendment issue (5/16/14)

 

Dean Baquet Named Top Editor at N.Y. Times

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Veteran journalist is first African American in role; calling "BS" on excuses for failing on newsroom diversity; Cooper's interview with Donald Sterling boosts CNN ratings; NBCNews.com plans site targeting Asian Pacific Islanders ; Williams drops request for waiver to buy Pa. station; Cal State Long Beach regains accreditation after 17 years (5/14/14)

 

Reporters Tease Out Schoolgirls' Stories

Monday, May 12, 2014

"Too terrifying for words," says one who escaped; racial gap persists among kids who read and are read to; William Worthy, 92, defied U.S. government, traveled world; liberal media called out again on lack of diversity; Unity names executive director after nearly two years; NAHJ creates "Media Watch" after Cinco de Mayo segment; Michael Sam's kiss is business as usual for networks; Chinese Americans star in Take 2 of iconic photo; unsafe to relocate journalists to refugee camps, groups say (5/12/14)

 

 

New NPR Chief Has a Model for Diversity

Friday, May 9, 2014

Jarl Mohn says Latino listenership nearly doubled in L.A.; buyout of McClatchy service puts 5 blacks' jobs at risk; Matthews no longer "interim" NABJ executive director; citizen activists duped by phony photos of Nigerian firls; over 63 years, many came to take their Jet personally; internal, tech firm backlash to FCC's net neutrality plan MSNBC figures go "extra mile" in Cinco de Mayo apology; whites' "homosexual agenda" cited in support of black press; "senior black correspondent" to take over Colbert slot; Charles E. Rogers dies at 66, N.Y. entertainment columnist (5/9/14)

 
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