Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Sudden Change of Editors at Ebony

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Jet's Mitzi Miller replaces Amy DuBois Barnett; why can't jailed people of color be three dimensional?; Poynter's Stephen Buckley to run youth program in Zambia; New York police outreach becomes P.R. disaster; Lupita Nyong'o is people's "most beautiful person"; Avis Thomas-Lester leaving Afro-American papers; People en Español insert features English-language content; Zoraida Sambolin returns to Chicago's WMAQ as co-anchor (4/23/14)

 

Ken Bunting Dies; Ex-Seattle P-I Editor Collapses at Tennis

Monday, April 21, 2014

Ken BuntingVeteran journalist, 65, worked in Texas, L.A., Ohio, Mo.; Slate raises hackles speculating on Hispanics, whiteness; UNC sets May 3 memorial service for Chuck Stone; ethnic weeklies invited to display front pages at Newseum; Indian from India meets Indians from America; Heartland Project Links a Prom to Demographic Change (4/21/14)

 

Feds Shut Down Unlicensed Black FM Station

Friday, April 18, 2014

Unhappy Mass. governor defends "important voice"; Pulitzers also spotlighted good journalism About Race; García Márquez: being a journalist kept "sense of reality"; Egyptian journalists protest becoming targets of violence; rum brand sponsors site on off-court NBA lifestyles; L'Opinión second to be called upon at White House; media found to cater to biases rather than shaping them; S. African press hero alarmed by political moves on media (4/18/14)

 

Navajos Stage Benefit With Redskins' Cash

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Others pull out on learning of source of funds; Crain's Cleveland asks input after "awful" job on diversity; NYPD disbands Muslim-tracking unit exposed by AP; whites should discuss race, but not act high and mighty; multiplatform site to "defy stereotypes" of fathers of color; SPJ honors disputed story criticizing minority media group (4/16/14)

 

Detroit's Stephen Henderson Wins Pulitzer for Commentary

Monday, April 14, 2014

Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press columnist, takes a congratulatory phone caFree Press columnist wrote passionately about fiscal crisis; all-white "Fox News Sunday" panel takes up issue of race; ESPN analyst writes of being profiled in his own driveway; the new L.A. Register — a picture of diversity?; Obama stops saying women earn 77 cents to a man's dollar; Robin Roberts on gay disclosure: "You gotta live your life" (4/14/14)

 

Guild: Gender, Race Pay Gaps Nearly Gone

Friday, April 11, 2014

African American women are said to be paid 64 cents, and Hispanic women only 54 In newsrooms, "still a small tilt in merit pay to men"; Rich Holden, diversity champion at Dow Jones, let go; Al Jazeera America lays off dozens in restructuring; White House press to honor black reporter once barred; Obama's LBJ speech a reminder of gap in perceived progress; anchors "lock horns" on responsibility for deportations; Lisa Ling to join CNN in prime-time shakeup; journalists meeting becomes memorial to Chuck Stone (4/11/14)

 

Tabloids Sensationalize Sharpton Charges

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Activist says, "I wasn't with the rats — I'm a cat"; Western media's failures contributed to Rwanda genocide; Chavis scores author, columnist in defending black press; "Borderland" retraces steps of dead would-be migrants; CNN developing news show to be viewed, shared on Twitter; to cartoonist, Cleveland mascot scene looked familiar; more blacks gain health insurance under new law; Ralph Matthews Jr., Afro Newspapers editor, dies at 87 (4/9/14)

 

Lack of Coverage Costs Lives

Monday, April 7, 2014

Inattention worsening humanitarian crises, officials say; at his old paper, Chuck Stone gets front-page treatment; TV host discovers she's granddaughter of Nat "King" Cole; Toledo Blade sues government over mistreatment of staffers; after editor shift, El Nuevo Herald ramps up editorials; exiled Ecuadorean journalist protests Correa's visit to U.S.; AAJA's George Kiriyama leaves NBC Bay Area station. (4/7/14)

 

Legendary Journalist Chuck Stone Dies at 89

Sunday, April 6, 2014

"A firebrand with unassailable journalistic credentials" (4/6/14); Hispanic conference says "never mind" to Navarrette; Roy Johnson rebounds to lead sports at Ala. Media Group; Adams Simmons of Plain Dealer promoted to company post; Star- Ledger cuts 167 jobs — 40 in newsroom; AP team uncovers secret U.S. government program in Cuba; won't utter shooter's name, but will say it sounds Latino; women-to-men ratio higher for journalists of color; 12 schools awarded grants to collaborate with communities (4/4/14)

 

Contrarian Columnist Disinvited Again

Friday, April 4, 2014

Hispanic conference says "never mind" to Navarrette; Roy Johnson rebounds to lead sports at Ala. Media Group; Adams Simmons of Plain Dealer promoted to company post; Star- Ledger cuts 167 jobs — 40 in newsroom; AP team uncovers secret U.S. government program in Cuba; won't utter shooter's name, but will say it sounds Latino; women-to-men ratio higher for journalists of color; 12 schools awarded grants to collaborate with communities (4/4/14)

 
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