Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Diversity's Greatest Hits, 2013

Monday, December 30, 2013

ESPN analyst Chris Broussard's mistake was offering "personal comments,"   accordA year in the quest for news media that look like America: Growing intolerance of intolerance, insensitivity;  . . ESPN lists additional steps on cultural sensitivity; Unity is dead, co-founders say; a resilient Roland Martin; White House press corps fades to white; Essence editor speaks out after firing; media consolidation erodes minority ownership; the numbers; Al Jazeera America, Fusion, ABC, MSNBC are bright spots; passing of diversity heroes; FAMU, Grambling, Morgan State put spotlight on HBCU journalism; most popular "Journal-isms" columns of 2013 (12/30/13) 


Sanfuentes to Exit NBC, Seeks His "Next Big Thing"

Monday, December 23, 2013

Only Latino to rise to network senior VP of news (12/24/13)


Soothing the Senses, Shocking the Conscience

Friday, December 20, 2013

Richard Prince's Book Notes™: Stocking Stuffers (Part 2): Simeon Booker with Carol McCabe Booker; Stanley Crouch; Wil Haygood; Pilar Marrero; Steve Penn; Alison Stewart; Touré; Celia Viggo Wexler (12/20/13)



Setback for Black TV-Station Ownership

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Commentator Armstrong Williams, center, is flanked by lawyer Greg Skall and DaviSt. Louis brothers to give up stations in three cities; Mara Schiavocampo says goodbye to NBC News; Nikita Stewart; Rafael Pineda; Alex Wagner; Kai Jackson; Lynne K. Varner; Sean Jensen; Richard Prince's Book Notes™: Stocking Stuffers (Part 2): Simeon Booker with Carol McCabe Booker; Stanley Crouch; Wil Haygood; Pilar Marrero; Steve Penn; Alison Stewart; Touré; Celia Viggo Wexler (12/20/13)


R. Kelly Is Getting a Pass, Reporter Says

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

"Nobody matters less to our society than young black women"; TMZ readers vote for N-word over "African American"; White House, journalists agree to expand media access; "Rape in the Fields" collaboration wins duPont-Columbia; with paper's support, Confederate name voted off school; . . . in Memphis, grave and statue stay, but park name goes; Maria Bartiromo is Italian-American, but a person of color?; 211 journalists worldwide jailed for their work; "Smiley & West" show airing final episode (12/18/13)


Rival Jeers Series on Child Homelessness

Monday, December 16, 2013

N.Y. Times five-parter wins raves, but not from N.Y. Post; Mandela told a critical cartoonist, "but that is your job"; "Santa is not white, because Santa is not real"; "Code Switch" project gains as NPR receives $17 million; HLN turns to trio to help reverse its fortunes; Chung, Rivera see truths in "Anchorman" movie; journalists warned against overreacting to Obama woes (12/16/13)


Holder Puzzled by News Media Complaints

Friday, December 13, 2013

"We try to be as transparent as can be"; . . . media faulted for failing to connect the dots; did the CIA help capture Mandela in 1962?; black film critics group honors "12 Years a Slave" (12/13/13)


Praise, Disgust for S. Africa Coverage

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Reporters who've covered Mandela critique their peers; coverage of "selfie," Castro handshake called excessive; after faffe, KTVU to air documentary on Korean Americans; study details negative network coverage of health care act; diversity is a survival strategy, fellowship director says; Univision examines threats to free press in Latin America; AP correspondent digs, finds dead bodies in Mali (12/11/13)


2,500 Journalists Descending on S. Africa

Monday, December 9, 2013

Commentators warn against turning Mandela into mush; 300 celebrate Elaine Rivera as a "kick-ass journalist"; glossing over the racism, sexism of the 1970s newsroom; did Obama take a swipe at his admirer, Chris Matthews?; Cuban media offering glimpses of candor; Clarence Page on ladder to lead D.C.'s Gridiron Club (12/9/13)


Mandela's Way With Journalists

Friday, December 6, 2013

Reverential but professional coverage for hero without peer; . . . journalists' "curiosity very difficult to satisfy"; . . . media not always eager to cover the movement; . . . Mandela scored lack of diversity in S. African press (12/6/13)

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