Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Stuart Scott Tributes Go Broad and Deep

Sunday, January 4, 2015

"Obviously black" ESPN trailblazer dies of cancer at 49 (1/4/15); Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews promoted to senior VP at CBS News; N.Y. Daily News losing last black reporter; Ferguson grand juror challenges prosecutor's account; NYPD exhibits "puffed grandeur and bombast"; 5 of color make Forbes' "30 Under 30" media list; Ukraine Is racist, but journalists focus on Putin; New York Post goes after "Shakedown Al" (1/5/15)

 

A Black Aide to LBJ Speaks Up on "Selma"

Friday, January 2, 2015

Clifford Alexander says film gets one thing wrong; Egypt opens door for deportation of jailed journalists; 2 fired over footage edited to say "kill a cop"; N.Y. Times tells police that refusing to work violates oaths; Roland Martin show airs "creepy" Cosby interview; Michigan Citizen, black weekly, ends print edition; "illegal immigrant" survives, despite style changes; Milwaukee columnist Eugene Kane leaving after 33 years; $10 million grant to aid female journalists (1/2/15)

 

Diversity's Greatest Hits, 2014

Monday, December 29, 2014

A year in the quest for news media that look like America: Ferguson; Cosby found guilty in court of public opinion; online media, new frontier, take heat on diversity; the numbers and the layoffs; breakthrough in minority broadcast ownership; MSNBC chief promises change for Latinos; Dean Baquet named editor of N.Y. Times; sports journalists become part of the story; NPR cancels "Tell Me More"; more outlets won't use "Redskins" name; most popular "Journal-isms" columns of 2014 (12/29/14)

 

CNN, Cosby Lawyers in Scathing Duel Over Coverage

Monday, December 22, 2014

Beverly Johnson charges surface talk of lies, death threats; T.J. Holmes joins ABC News as full-time co-anchor; Milwaukee cop won't be prosecuted in black man's slaying; NPR, AP say "assassination" doesn't apply in cop killings; Fox station edits chants to say "kill a cop!," apologizes; Lemon, Logan, Breitbart on list of cringeworthy blunders; what smart people are saying about 2015; how the right photo "unfolded right before me" (12/22/14 and 12/23/14)

 

Morial, Sharpton Confront Sony Over Emails

Friday, December 19, 2014

Pullback of movie demonstrates "all films are political"; president lists what he's done for black America; press-freedom group urges release of Cuban journalists; Byron Pitts replacing Dan Abrams as "Nightline" anchor; Cosby says "media" quote was misconstrued, blasts Dyson; N.Y. Times plans to "rebalance" newsroom talent; Ferguson reporter sues police for false arrest, defamation; . . . poll shows Latinos believe cops use excessive force; Florence L. Tate dies, pan-African activist, ex-journalist (12/19/14)

 

Media Share in Historic Thaw With Cuba

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Journalists no longer will need U.S. license to travel; N.Y. Times departures further whiten Culture section; what about the "torture" in our own prisons? NABJ leader says his Cosby comments were sensationalized; Washington Post ending "She the People" blog; Gates' "The African Americans" wins DuPont-Columbia Award; Fox News audience is 1 percent black; services for sports writer Bryan Burwell are SRO (12/17/14)

 

NAHJ's Contreras Resurfaces as Unity President

Monday, December 15, 2014

"Polarizing figure" praised by AAJA, NAJA leaders; Cosby says black-press freelancer duped him; Richard Prince's Book Notes™: Journalists' Holiday Gifts: Teri Agins, Ruben Castaneda, Farai Chideya, Nick Chiles, Nunyo Demasio, Audrey Edwards, Howard W. French, Charisse Jones, Dick Lehr, Betty Medsger, Lisa Frazier Page, Ron Stodghill, Alex Tizon, Caroline Brewer, Todd Steven Burroughs, Dinah Eng, Harold Holzer, Quincy T. Mills, Suzette Martinez Standring (12/15/14)

 

Hands Up! Read This!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Richard Prince's Book Notes™: Journalists' Holiday Gifts: Teri Agins, Ruben Castaneda, Farai Chideya, Nick Chiles, Nunyo Demasio, Audrey Edwards, Howard W. French, Charisse Jones, Dick Lehr, Betty Medsger, Lisa Frazier Page, Ron Stodghill, Alex Tizon, Caroline Brewer, Todd Steven Burroughs, Dinah Eng, Harold Holzer, Quincy T. Mills, Suzette Martinez Standring (12/15/14).

 

Photographer Michel du Cille Dies Suddenly in Liberia

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Three-time Pulitzer winner, of Washington Post, was 58; wealth gap between races has widened since recession; Bailon praised for guiding Post-Dispatch in Ferguson crisis; SNCC veterans point to need for coverage of organizing, too; Holder ends effort to compel reporter to name source; First Look Media, criticized for lack of diversity, reverses; Colombian paramilitary group threatens journalists; Miss Nebraska 2015 works as a "video journalist"; journalists advised to "become part of their community" (12/11/14 and 12/12/14)

 

Torture Report Says CIA Misled Media

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Senate Democrats' study reveals leaks to journalists; Obama pushes back on contentious anchor Jorge Ramos; armed security guards get little oversight, reporters find; CNN's Janelle Rodriguez named to senior post at NBC News; renowned black photographers taking buyouts at N.Y. Times; Alison Bethel McKenzie leaving press-freedom group; Dallas paper asks Latino parents to help cover education; how offensive was that Spanish word used on NPR?; African court rules for reporter in defamation case (12/10/14)

 
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