Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

"SNL" Teaches Us "Diversity" Means Assimilation

Friday, January 31, 2014

The Jan. 18 edition of NBC's "Saturday Night Live," hosted by Drake, center, feaWriter says most blacks on show have not been happy; Cold-Weather Super Bowl has firsts for media, Latinos; study details white male dominance of Sunday talk shows; MSNBC staffer fired after tweet on interracial marriages; U.N. rights commissioner says Egypt hampers journalists; Asian Americans split on changing immigration policy; State of the Union ratings lowest since 2000; Asian Americans win pledges from ABC after Kimmel flap; team consults GOP figures in answering "Redskins" query (1/31/14)


Arrest in Beating of Gay Arts Journalist

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Police sought "Hispanic," but arrested a "black male"; Charles V. Pittman, diversity advocate, to retire in march; race missing from president's diagnosis of inequality; Egypt to try 20 from Al Jazeera on terrorism charges; Sochi coverage overlooks Russian human rights abuses; in a snowy N'awlins, northern critics get cold shoulder; FCC shift could nix Armstrong Williams' station purchase; Hispanic team anchors English-language newscast; stand-alone Unity convention ruled out for 2016 (1/29/14)


Joy Reid to Host Own Show on MSNBC

Monday, January 27, 2014

The Grio to stay, despite fate of NBC Latino; Morrie Turner, pioneer comic strip creator, dies at 90; hate crimes unit investigates beating of arts journalist; individual racism, not systemic, gets media's attention; Fusion network covering State of Union with puppets; imprisoned journalist says Egypt wants to stifle dissent; reporter barely escapes alive after posing as sex worker (1/27/14)


City Lends Black Community Paper $100,000

Friday, January 24, 2014

Some say accepting government aid crosses ethical line; . . . Bay State Banner says Globe wants to write its obit; report from free Morocco trip: Nation "travels within you"; J-student's response to "MLK Black Party" a hit in Arizona; AP says Zimmerman painting directly copies one of its photos; Affordable Care Act could be boon for local TV ad revenue (1/25/13)


Is "Thug" the Same as the "N-Word"?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Player's comments prompt debate over "T-Word"; Ex-NBC Latino writer questions NBC's commitment; Twitter to capitalize on large user base of people of color; News reports tip us to people to avoid on the King holiday; . . . editor apologizes for photo of black woman as chair; Asian Journalists board committed to a Unity alliance; transgender snafu said to argue for more diversity; insult to Indians escapes outrage of non-Native journalists; Asian Americans represent in Bay Area (1/22/13)


NABJ Executive Director Resigns

Monday, January 20, 2014

Interim successor led medical association, Alpha Phi Alpha; black media outlets petition for share of anti-tobacco ads ; essayists took notes at star-studded Baraka funeral; Obama concedes some don't like idea of a black president; ImpreMedia weekly in Orlando lays off editorial staff; black students suspended over gestures in "goofy" photo; Aristide supporters charged in 2000 killing of journalist (1/20/14)


NABJ Rejects Free Tickets From Morocco

Friday, January 17, 2014

Royal Air Maroc, national airline carrier of Morocco, is based in Casablanca andBoard decides ethical issues are not worth it; screenwriter Ridley defends brutality in "12 Years a Slave"; CNN drops midday show co-anchored by Suzanne Malveaux; Texas stations won't spell out "Martin Luther Coon" gaffe; Blogosphere: Did Vanity Fair lighten Nyong'o's skin? (1/17/13)


Black-Press Visitors to Morocco Called Pawns

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Envoy from occupied "last colony in Africa" sees politics; in milestone, Rob King to head ESPN's news operations; evening news shows ignore landmark Internet ruling; BET, HuffPost BlackVoices top black Internet sites in 2013; Survey: Public cared more about cold snap than Christie; even Africans absorb Western misreporting of the continent; a click supports jailed journalist needing medical attention (1/16/14)


Black Press Takes Free Trip to Morocco

Monday, January 13, 2014

Arab government reaches out to African Americans; . . . news groups' policies on expenses-paid trips; Armond White expelled from New York film critics group; in light of massacre, media portrait of Sharon questioned; "a black man" did it in West Virginia; Kevin Lewis leaving White House for Justice Department; Medsger details reporting early inklings of COINTELPRO; Boston's Bay State Banner unable to repay city for bailout (1/13/14)


Tamron Hall Bares Pain of Sister's Slaying

Friday, January 10, 2014

Critic gets comeuppance at television writers conference; Christie scandal a fift: "The fat man sang," Geraldo says; coverage of Baraka's death ranges from front page to none; media did "real disservice" in making Blair saga about race; CNN Pentagon correspondent moving to local D.C. station; . . . Russ Mitchell: You can have incredible impact; . . Leon Harris: Moving to local brings a special reward; new FCC chair plans scrutiny of media consolidation tactic (1/10/13)

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