Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

N.Y. Media on Both Sides of "Stop and Frisk"

Monday, August 12, 2013

Judge rules policy singled out blacks, Hispanics; Michele Norris, husband host vacationing Obamas; networks "never seem to find that person of color"; why won't fashion industry recognize its race problem?; NPR, ombudsman differ on Indian foster care series; CNN's Lemon responds to critics of advice to blacks; Sanjay Gupta apologizes for past anti-pot stance; AOL to lay off hundreds at Patch this week; higher education system growing more racially polarized (8/12/13)

 

Mark Russell Ousted in Orlando Cost-Cutting

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Sentinel editor to be replaced by corporate manager; Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff to co-anchor PBS "NewsHour"; to Jeff Bezos: "good on diversity" won't be good enough; ESPN co-hosts in skirmish at NABJ convention party; Univision gets $500,000 grant for investigative journalism; Ebony devotes issue to Trayvon Martin, features 4 covers; Latinos disproportionately among suspended players; Johnny Depp blames critics for failure of "Lone Ranger"; Soul of the South network debuts daily newscast; C-SPAN looks at role of black soldiers in Civil War (8/7/13)

 

Washington Post Sold to Amazon Founder

Monday, August 5, 2013

After stunning news, NABJ seeks meeting with new owner; Latino percentage of newsroom jobs at lowest since 2001; Scarbrough named exec producer at Al Jazeera America; Fla. lawmakers to hold hearings on "Stand Your Ground"; a week when anti-Asian slurs were off the charts; photographer documents toll of oil industry on Indians; "Reliable Sources" hosts all the same gender, hue; C-SPAN to feature March on Washington programming (8/5/13)

 

Roland Martin Tells NABJ: Think Small, Fight

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Big brands not always big opportunities, says "Journalist of the Year"; NABJ elects Bob Butler president; Gannett cuts jobs in its newspaper division, NAHJ honors 8 media firms for visibility of Latinos; Eric Deggans to join NPR as TV critic; Calvin Sims leaving Ford Foundation to lead nonprofit; Ford grant targets Asian, gay issues in heartland; Steve Jones, longtime USA Today music critic, 57 (8/2/13)

 

NABJ Elects Bob Butler President

Friday, August 2, 2013

Campaign ends amid concern over deficit, executive director, Gannett cuts jobs in its newspaper division, NAHJ honors 8 media firms for visibility of Latinos; Eric Deggans to join NPR as TV critic; Calvin Sims leaving Ford Foundation to lead nonprofit; Ford grant targets Asian, gay issues in heartland; Steve Jones, longtime USA Today music critic, 57 (8/2/13)

 

Plain Dealer Loses One-Third of Its Newsroom

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Plain Dealer   Editor Debra Adams Simmons addresses the newsroom on Thursday. TerrDeparture list said to include 8 staffers of color; Vanessa K. Bush moves up to Essence editor-in-chief; why don't more people of color own television stations?; Oprah's OWN turns corner toward profitability; Rachel Swarns to write Metro column in N.Y. Times; home of nation's first Spanish TV station to be demolished; pain said to underlie Indian silence on Trayvon; why are ethnic media invisible to journalism heavyweights?; Lowe gains additional journalism post at Marquette; writer presents his book on "The Butler" to a packed house (7/31/13)

 

Armstrong Williams Eyes Another Station

Monday, July 29, 2013

Commentator may benefit from Sinclair's latest purchase; people of color stall at 19.4% of local TV workforce; media don't discuss race when it applies to them; Don Lemon scored for on-air Bill Cosby-style speech; critic writes about rarely mentioned topic: white privilege; 'P. Diddy" Combs hires Clinkscales as CEO of new network; Iowa congressman criticized over DREAMers comment (7/29/13)

 

Trayvon's Parents to Join NABJ Convention

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Confusion marks others' plans to boycott Florida; KTVU fires 3 veteran producers over Asian-names prank; growing number of Latinos consuming news in English; Latinos say anti-immigrant voices speak for many in GOP; new NAJA leader lists students, free press as priorities; reporter draws road to laughter at her expense; Joie Chen named primetime host on Al Jazeera America; N.Y. Times promotes Marc Lacey to associate M.E.; PBS to begin paying all of its interns (7/24/13)

 

Native Americans on Trayvon Case: "Welcome to My World"

Monday, July 22, 2013

Indians cite long history of unequal justice; 2 surveys document racial divide on Zimmerman verdict; Sharpton plays multiple roles almost simultaneously; Bennie Ivory retiring after 40-year newspaper career; Carole Simpson: "All women journalists owe Helen Thomas . . ."; Copps urges FCC to oppose Gannett acquisition of Belo; Asian journalists meet with KTVU managers over prank; White House said to lack vision on Detroit bankruptcy (7/22/13).

 

Obama Remarks on Verdict Followed Black Prodding

Friday, July 19, 2013

Commentators criticized president's silence on race; Smiley dismisses speech — book recalls Obama-West clash; Native American Journalists Association marks 30 years; Jet magazine announces cover-to-cover redesign; Henri Cauvin, Rachel Swarns leaving D.C. for New York; study of N.Y. Times finds 3.4 times as many male sources as female (7/19/13)

 
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