Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

All-News Station Pivots to All-Beyoncé

Friday, October 10, 2014

Don't blame Houston listeners, some tell Radio One; CNN's sole black executive producer quits; Latino, black millennials use phones as top news source; do presidential approval ratings mean same thing today?; GAO confirms voter ID controversy is a scam; young black men 21 times more likely to be killed by cops; "5 craziest things people in the West say about Ebola" (10/10/14)


CNN's Racial "Atmosphere" Worries NABJ

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Fired black producer files $5 million lawsuit; restraints on African news media tighten amid Ebola panic; 70% of blacks say gays sin, but 40% back same-sex marriage; no spike in Ferguson voting registration after all; Islamic State jihadists put Al Jazeera on blacklist; FCC chairman says diversity fight has moved online; Florida sportswriter resigns after plagiarism charge (10/8/14)


An Apology for Whitewashing Slavery

Monday, October 6, 2014

Magazine trashed book on forced free labor, U.S. economy; Boston Herald to meet with NAACP over staff diversity; Turner Broadcasting to cut workforce by 10%; at Dallas Weekly, a "few folk here rather upset"; 2 black networks partner for 5½ hours of news daily; Sarah Glover to edit social media for NBC O&Os; "CBS Evening News" airing "long look" at L.A. dropouts; cartoon on India's mission to Mars scored as in poor taste.(10/6/14)


Obama Takes Swipes at Fox News

Friday, October 3, 2014

President underscores his animus on Twitter; BuzzFeed, Columbia plan fellowship for journalists of color; Post-Dispatch backs redress for "driving while black"; Boston Herald's gaffe coincides with scant diversity; NAACP lawyer succeeds David Honig at MMTC; NBC cameraman with Ebola virus heads back to U.S.; "comics journalism" can be more memorable than words (10/3/14)


Baquet Seeks More Diverse N.Y. Times Readership

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Honored by N.Y. black journalists, editor urges outreach; public TV boards dominated by corporate interests; feds urged to investigate treatment of journalists in Ferguson; 3 FCC commissioners say "Redskins" term is offensive; readers weigh in on "Top 10 House Negroes in America"; Boston Herald columnist apologizes for Obama cartoon; Sharpton offers "preacher status" to donors; Jeter website to enable athletes to bypass reporters (10/1/14)


J-Group Sees Future in Techno-Color

Monday, September 29, 2014

Online news assn. conference makes strides in diversity; "Segregation Now" series wins twice at ONA awards; Holder seen as the "race man" Obama didn't want to be; Knight Foundation gives CUNY $1.2 million for diversity; Calif. media not editorializing on Confederate flag curb; MSNBC, contributor Goldie Taylor part company; sports editors seek applications for management candidates (9/29/14)


Baquet Responds to "Angry Black Woman" Storm

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Alessandra Stanley tried "to make a profound point"; Google seeks to address employees' hidden biases; fans still love NFL games, but not Goodell, recent events; writer Brill questions why NFL gives money to NABJ; ProPublica offers primer on status of voting rights; bilingual interview too much for Laura Ingraham; restraining order against pro-marijuana TV reporter (9/24/14)


Racial "Blind Spots" Acknowledged at N.Y. Times

Monday, September 22, 2014

Public editor responds on "Angry Black Woman" story; reporter drops F-word on air, quits to push pot business; overlooked: TMZ's elevator video was "smoothed out"; William Drummond wins diversity award for J-educators; Will Lee named editor of People magazine website; XXL magazine to be sold, end print edition; reporters banned from Ferguson "town hall" meetings; takedown of NFL team name in the fourth quarter; 59 black media figures reaching back to classrooms Friday (9/22/14)


An "Angry Black Woman" Firestorm

Friday, September 19, 2014

Questionable framing of story on "Scandal" creator; 3 journalists among 8 killed by Ebola-frightened villagers; Goodell promises to punish players who commit abuse; Latino group ranks NBC first among networks on inclusion; lighter Asian Americans, Latinos more likely to back GOP; Islamic State video features kidnapped journalist; solution offered to off-the-record White House briefings; Whitaker didn't ask Cosby about sexual assault accusations (9/19/14)


Web Fails Blacks, Latinos on Coverage

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

"Their communities not paid much attention in the news"; new Washington Post blog focuses on visual narratives; whites catching Ebola virus gives disease visibility; Fareed Zakaria denies accusation of serial plagiarism; younger Latinos said to be less assimilationist in mindset; too many sports writers too cozy with the NFL?; fan of black papers creates only site linking to them (9/17/14)

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