Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

BET, MadameNoire, The Root Win in 2014

Friday, January 30, 2015

Pop culture still an attraction for black Web visitors; "liberal" New Republic magazine acknowledges racist past; TV One pushes envelope on language during daylight hours; Coleman named ombudsman at Corp. for Public Broadcasting; Public editor: time" for N.Y. Times to kill race beat; "ideal viewer" is white female cardboard cutout; NPR gives platform to critic of "white" public radio voice; Japan, Jordan scramble as hostage deadline passes (1/30/15)


"Race Beat" Up in the Air at N.Y. Times?

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

News outlets split on best ways to cover the topic; black journalist joining editor's ranks at The Nation; columnist challenges Charles Blow on omission; Islamic State releases message from Japanese journalist; Al Jazeera said to tell staff to avoid words like "terrorist"; the whiteness of the "public radio voice"; Duchesne Drew, a Star Tribune M.E., leaving for foundation; "Empire" becomes first black drama hit on broadcast TV (1/28/15)


Columnist "Incredibly Angry" at Son's Brush With Police

Monday, January 26, 2015

Yale U. concedes drawing of handgun was questionable; do news media tell the public about their own diversity?; tensions over press access on president's trip to India; editor concedes insufficient attention to Boko Haram attack; recession wiped out black wealth gains, reporter finds; fallen journalist reinvents herself as successful poet; N.Y. Times' Vega moves from race beat to the Bronx; interviewing the homeless (1/26/15)


Reporter's Persistence Helps Free Inmate

Friday, January 23, 2015

"Even after I retired, this case still bothered me"; Johnson to sell its historic photo archive — Jet app shelved; Jon Stewart asks, where's huge rally for Nigerian victims?; Univision's Ramos turns his focus to the Republicans; . . . columnist says GOP was right to shun Univision; no more "VP/broadcast," "VP/print" for AAJA; Taliban threatens journalists who don't toe its line; Jim Moss, 72, realized dream of becoming publisher; Wonder to produce series on Underground Railroad love (1/23/15)


MSNBC Bans "Muslim Guy" for Insult to Jindal

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Governor "might be trying to scrub some of the brown off"; multimedia State of Union presentation declared a hit; reporter held hostage Went to Syria to help a friend; Radio One cancels radio portion of Roland Martin show; Sinclair boosts Armstrong Williams, Ben Carson; defiant newspaper continues to use "illegals" term; what about the Latinos who deserved Oscar nominations? (1/20/15)


Can PBS Provide "Reality Check" on "Selma"?

Monday, January 19, 2015

Filmgoers should have a chance to see the documentary; editorial writers connect King's legacy to today's headlines; Gregory Lee named editorial director for; Univision shut out of GOP's 2016 debates; Greg Anthony called too much of a liability after arrest; Fox News apologizes for false reports on Muslims; it's "safe to say" NBC is through with Cosby (1/19/15)


A Tribute to an Intrepid Role Model

Friday, January 16, 2015

500 urged to shine a light, like Michel du Cille; after "Tell Me More," Michel Martin in demand as a speaker; Oakland Tribune takes Oscar diversity issue to next level; Rice describes how government pressures journalists; journalists no longer need U.S. permission to visit Cuba; CNN chief consulted with Muslim employees on Charlie Hebdo; Native Americans most likely to be shot by police; is outrage at Western media on Boko Haram misdirected?; N.Y. Times asks help on Gordon Parks mystery (1/16/15)


Black Greeks Winning War Against Reality Show

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

VH1 says "No mas" on "Sorority Sisters"; NBC News launches NBCBLK, new black site; fired after challenging radio host's racial comments; Ann Curry leaves NBC, but network seeds her startup; record Charlie Hebdo sales, questions about French racism; in 2012, Boko Haram killed 9 in Nigerian newspaper offices; "Things White Latinos Are Sick of Hearing"; persistence, resources secured telling Tamir Rice video; Sister2Sister to end print edition (1/14/15 and 1/15/15)


World Shrugs at Reported Killing of 2,000 in Nigeria

Monday, January 12, 2015

Paris assault overshadows Boko Haram's biggest massacre; surviving Charlie Hebdo staff puts Muhammad on the cover; It's final: NABJ, NAHJ to meet together in D.C. for 2016; 350 Stuart Scott mourners depart to "Rapper's Delight"; Al Martinez, longtime L.A. Times columnist, dies at 85; Michaela Pereira promoted on one show, leaving another; documentary on Selma march still available on DVD (1/12/15)


What the Editor Learned From Directing Ferguson Coverage

Friday, January 9, 2015

"Many leaped to conclusions often abetted by social media"; in Paris killings, a few challenge the dominant narrative; news outlets called out for ignoring NAACP bombing; 13 Mexican police held in journalist's disappearance; Gumbel: Too much sports coverage is "terribly sycophantic" . . . Mueller report says NFL had not seen elevator video (1/9/15)

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