Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Retorts to "You Spend Too Much Time on Race"

Friday, June 27, 2014

Race-studies scholars share their responses to the haters; people of color own 3% of commercial TV stations; Tamron Hall wears natural hair for first time on "Today"; Benjamin Chavis named interim CEO of black-press group; World Cup ratings put games among elite sports telecasts; Univision president speaks out on child refugees; foreign-language press thrives; readers may not be online; 42% of top companies link compensation to diversity goals; network news says "billionaire" 4 times more than "poverty" (6/27/14)


Black Media Aided Nail-Biting Miss. Victory

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

$20,000 in ads, social media helped GOP senator; Latino group produces camera-ready experts in 12 markets; petition urges Univision, Telemundo to include Afro-Latinos; in rare move, Asian American journalists president seeks 2nd term; Marshall Project hires first journalist of color; jailing of journalists threatens Egypt's foreign aid; Detroit News becomes latest to drop "Redskins"; Tampa Bay Times' Ivan Penn honored for business writing; Eric Brown, Chicago radio sportscaster, dies at 58 (6/25/14)


Egypt Gives Al Jazeera Journalists 7-10 Years

Monday, June 23, 2014

President el-Sissi declares he won't interfere with ruling; Heart & Soul pays writer, says it hopes to rise again; Mekahlo Medina sole seeker of NAHJ presidency; Calif. auditor confirms investigative report on sterilizations; Canadian band's idea fits Redskins controversy to a T; Craigslist a window into uncensored thoughts on race; CBS Report spotlights racism in stands at World Cup; N.Y. Post unrepentant in Central Park Five case (6/23/14)


Who Wants to Buy a TV Station?

Friday, June 20, 2014

Six outlets for sale at "nominal" price to diverse buyers; Omar Tyree, co-writer of Marion Barry memoir, is a believer; no blacks in N.Y. Times freelancer's piece on Detroit; "Freedom Summer" 50th anniversary begins; immigrants no longer majority of Hispanic workers; Chicago Tribune questions decision on Redskins trademark; residents interviewed along with cops — novel idea?; in Britain, BBC ramps up diversity efforts; editor of state-controlled paper arrested in Zimbabwe (6/20/14)


Black Research Treasure Falls on Hard Times

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Joint Center's interim president working for free; blows to Redskins from Trademark Office, Seattle Times; Yahoo, LinkedIn disclose tiny figures for blacks, Hispanics; stories about Latinos mostly about crime, undocumented; Univision responds on questionable World Cup language; Subrata De, Brian Williams producer, now an ABC News VP; writer sees humor in GOP chair's plans to address NABJ; study links television crime to increase in real-life fear (6/18/14)


Final Jet Magazine Never Reached Some Shelves

Monday, June 16, 2014

Hudson's stores, most often found in airports, were not affected by the shutdownDistributor shuts down, frustrating many on East Coast; "People all over town are wearing . . . our front page"; Baquet undergoes surgery to remove tumor from kidney; Kevin Weston dies after battle with rare cancer, transplant; Daryl Gale, city editor of Philly Tribune, dies at 55; more TV stations originating news — local radio news down; Hispanics called most marginalized in U.S. election. (6/16/14)


"Reparations" Issue a Best-Seller

Friday, June 13, 2014

At forum, Coates also makes a case for journalism; in 4 papers, Ruby Dee's death was fully front-page news; at least 21 black columnists gone since 2008; Politico creates journalism institute, aided by Maynard; Univision's Ramos a clubby insider, columnist charges; CNN crew injured covering protest against World Cup; majority of blacks now say O.J. Simpson was guilty; how climate change affects blacks' kitchen table issues; ASNE announces Minority Leadership Institutes (6/13/14)


Heart & Soul Still Owes Writers Thousands

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

After a year, only half paid of promised settlement; NPR's Allison Keyes leaves as positions eliminated; services for Ray Boone livestreamed, still online; analysts see Cantor loss as setback on immigration reform; Bobby Ghosh leaves Time magazine for Quartz; anti-Redskins ad during NBA finals called skillful P.R.; Whitlock labeled most prominent but also most hated; readers contribute $35,000 to aid Nigerian schoolgirls; white cast members missing from Essence magazine cover; in news media, are Muslims the only "terrorists?" (6/10/14)


Ebony Loses Last Editor to Work With John H. Johnson

Monday, June 9, 2014

Historic week for company with Jet's last print edition; "If Asians said the stuff white people say"; Ezra Klein's Vox hires black journalist as "lead editor"; the racism beat can wear a writer out; U.S. financing new TV channel to combat Nigerian radicals; reactions to Bergdahl case divided along partisan lines; Chuck Arnold, music critic for people, exits; office of FCC's Clyburn was catalyst for black ownership deal (6/9/14)


Boost for Black TV-Station Ownership

Friday, June 6, 2014

Nexstar offers to sell 3 Fox outlets to entrepreneur; D-Day rites a time to recall multicultural effort; Jet's final print edition on newsstands Monday; social media cheer empowerment messages at Angelou service; how funny are black comedians insulting Africa?; Nigeria, Israel, Pakistan target news outlets; MSNBC cancels Karen Finney's weekend show; readers contribute to #WhatLatinosLookLike" (6/6/14)

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