Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

"Love, Peace and Soul!" And More

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Looking for the right holiday gift? Books by A. Peter Bailey, Jinx Coleman Broussard, Alfredo Corchado, Ericka Blount Danois, Lolis Eric Elie, Hattie Kauffman, Gil L. Robertson IV, Miki Turner, George Willis, Gary Younge (11/27/13)

 

"Worst of the Worst" Are All Black Men

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Tenn. paper catches heat for front page array of mug shots; Pryor, Rock regretted their use of the N-word; paid internships can increase diversity, writer contends; Sarah Palin doesn't back down from slavery comparison; campaign spotlights violence against women journalists; Rodman tops list of GQ's "least influential people" of '13; Geraldo Rivera's syndicated radio show to air only in N.Y.; Howard U. seeks to restore ties to John H. Johnson; USA Today, 2nd paper spurn White House handout photos. (11/25/13)

 

White Writers Join N-Word Debate

Thursday, November 21, 2013

" 'You don't get it; you're white.' . . . doesn't work for me"; news organizations challenge White House on photo access; Al Jazeera testing S.F.-based Internet news network; Kennedy assassination marked year the '60s came together; NBCLatino to shed 3 positions in January relaunch; former librarian, 83, recorded 140,000 tapes of TV news; Blackistone needed more time to explain, ombudsman says (11/22/13)

 

CNN Pumps Up Don Lemon

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Some debate whether commentaries are appropriate; stark differences in cable coverage of typhoon, health care; Sheila Solomon, longtime recruiter, wins Ida B. Wells Award; J-students urged to skip "apartheid-era" Inquirer city desk; Raul Ramirez diversity fund nets $10,000 since Friday; Eric Harrison, film critic and cartoonist, dies at 57; lift of foreign ownership limit could aid diversity; "Bitch Is the New Black" author joins Washington Post (11/20/13)

 

JFK Cemented Ties With Blacks

Sunday, November 17, 2013

President John F. Kennedy speaks at a news conference on April 12, 1961, in the Journalists shared in determined hope of the era; Kennedy wooed Ebony, Jet publisher John H. Johnson; Al Ortiz, CBS News exec, assigned to investigate misstep; Al Jazeera America ratings too low to be reported; Armstrong Williams wins OK to purchase two TV stations; like it or not, David Gregory's going to say "Obamacare"; rapper Kendrick Lamar boycotting GQ over compliment; USA Today revises "race-themed" headline on "Best Man" (11/18/13)

 

A Journalism Fail

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Media missed it: Winning candidate served time for murder; Raul Ramirez, reporter, editor and educator, dies at 67; complaints about Cohen touch on gender as much as race; radio journalists killed, 6 missing in typhoon surge; Michael Wilbon, Charles Barkley boast of using N-word; ESPN apologizes for "peanut oil" remark about Jeremy Lin; analysis compares health care reform with Katrina; "diverse" Comcast networks launching, but will they last?; "People Behaving Badly" segment a worldwide phenomenon (11/15/13 and 11/16/13)

 

Poor Writing, Race and a Suspect History

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Columnist Richard Cohen hoist with his own petard; "$200 for every red-skin sent to Purgatory"; black press group says NFL neglects black businesses; Philippines knocked off some Far East front pages; Tanzina Vega named to new N.Y. Times race beat; LatinoVoices picks 13 "top young Latinos" in newsrooms; AAJA wants to "remain engaged" with ex-Unity groups; China joins critics of Kimmel show; Disney should worry (11/13/13)

 

Media Scramble on Philippines Typhoon

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Colorado teen found as American face on tragedy; Incognito says he regrets using "N-word" with Martin; freed Miami Herald reporter describes 48-hour captivity; Liberia releases publisher who protested in N.Y. Times; Malcolm X family sues to block diary's publication; NABJ on track to end year in the black, Butler says; Philly's City Paper retracts "almond-eyed" line in review (11/11/13)

 

Miami Herald Reporter Freed in Venezuela

Saturday, November 9, 2013

U.S. of "enormous assistance" despite frosty relations; Dolphins' Jonathan Martin to tell story to NFL investigator; Obama said to throw defenders in media under the bus; in TV ads, only McAuliffe sought Hispanic vote in Va.; Orange County Register says it won't use "Redskins"; Blackistone decries "Star-Spangled Banner" at games; this much whiteness is "not healthy for the field"; Africans, Asians, Latin Americans more upbeat on future (11/8/13)

 

Miami Herald Reporter Held in Venezuela

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Detaining journalists has become "recurring practice"; Dolphins' Jonathan Martin to tell story to NFL investigator; Obama said to throw defenders in media under the bus; in TV ads, only McAuliffe sought Hispanic vote in Va.; Orange County Register says it won't use "Redskins"; Blackistone decries "Star-Spangled Banner" at games; this much whiteness is "not healthy for the field"; Africans, Asians, Latin Americans more upbeat on future (11/8/13)

 
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