Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Ebony Loses Last Editor to Work With John H. Johnson

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Historic week for company with Jet's last print edition; "If Asians said the stuff white people say"; Ezra Klein's Vox hires black journalist as "lead editor"; the racism beat can wear a writer out; U.S. financing new TV channel to combat Nigerian radicals; reactions to Bergdahl case divided along partisan lines; Chuck Arnold, music critic for people, exits; office of FCC's Clyburn was catalyst for black ownership deal (6/9/14)

 

Boost for Black TV-Station Ownership

Friday, June 6, 2014

Nexstar offers to sell 3 Fox outlets to entrepreneur; D-Day rites a time to recall multicultural effort; Jet's final print edition on newsstands Monday; social media cheer empowerment messages at Angelou service; how funny are black comedians insulting Africa?; Nigeria, Israel, Pakistan target news outlets; MSNBC cancels Karen Finney's weekend show; readers contribute to #WhatLatinosLookLike" (6/6/14)

 

"The Bravest Girl You'll Ever Meet"

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Story tells of polio victim who survived 10 days in forest; Memphis paper shifts columnist after 10-year run; Pharrell sorry he wore headdress for Elle U.K. cover; Paul DeMain, Native publisher, certified as Wis. candidate; Native American journalists turn to crowd funding; CNN plans to double staff of its political team; media critic Kurtz says Obama has "checked out"; Hollywood diversity report shows "dismal" results; black press group parts ways with its CEO and president (6/4/14)

 

Raymond Boone, Feisty Publisher, Dies at 76

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Richmond journalist insisted on high standards (6/3/14); one in 3 TV stations shares news with another outlet; Comcast purchase of Time Warner ;opposed on racial grounds; Angelou service Saturday will be private, but streamed; reaction to Google figures: Asians became white; . . . photographer Marilynn Yee retires after 37 Years of N.Y.; challenging an assertion that Latinos have, too; exposing companies that renege on diversity promises; Egyptian TV swayed voters from Morsi, toward Sisi (6/2/14)

 

One in 3 TV Stations Shares News With Another Outlet

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Survey finds "one-man bands" on relentless march; Comcast purchase of Time Warner opposed on racial grounds; Angelou service Saturday will be private, but streamed; reaction to Google figures: Asians became white; . . . photographer Marilynn Yee retires after 37 Years of N.Y.; challenging an assertion that Latinos have, too; exposing companies that renege on diversity promises; Egyptian TV swayed voters from Morsi, toward Sisi (6/2/14)

 

Baquet Acknowledges Debt to Black Journalists

Thursday, May 29, 2014

"I identify with people who don't have much power"; story on black poetry prompts familiar criticisms; Lozano Exits as La Opinión publisher, ImpreMedia CEO; Armstrong Williams sues FCC after losing chance for 2 TV stations; worldwide, Maya Angelou inspires varied tributes; Indian-American spelling bee victories too much for some; Morgan J-school delegation meets with journalists in Cuba (5/30/14)

 

When Angelou Learned to Be a Journalist

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

In 1960, Renaissance woman landed editor's job in Egypt; diversity stalls in book publishing, newsrooms, online; Google figures show 61% white, 71% male workforce; "Reporter: I appeared to aid denigration of blacks, Latinos; Jorge Ramos, "startlingly blunt for a news anchor"; Holder pledges no reporter doing his job will go to jail; Touré sorry for tweet after accusation of anti-Semitism; death threats prompt Trinidad-Tobago journalist to leave (5/28/14)

 

Leadership Shakeup at Chicago Defender

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Interim publisher vows to restore paper's influence; N.Y. Times, MSNBC knocked for takes on Latinos and race; so many of our members know personally somebody who died overseas"; N.Y. Post has it both ways on Kanye-Kardashian wedding; biracial background compounded mass killer's problems; Mark Cuban remarks prove fodder for TV food fights; advocate takes "LinkedIn for Journalists" to 55,000; granted British asylum, Somali harassed as journalist (5/26/14)

 

All In for Reparations Cover Story

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Atlantic launches P.R. blitz for Ta-Nehisi Coates; Bob Herbert, former N.Y. Times columnist, returning to TV; Hampton U. given $245K for pilot program in digital media; Univision to air documentary on Chavez hunger strike; BET News special focuses on human trafficking; coup in Thailand includes vigorous crackdown on media (5/23/14)

 

"Tell Me More" Could Be Last of Its Kind

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

NPR favors integration into other programming; José Díaz-Balart to host morning show on MSNBC; Ricardo Thomas, photographer of Ford and Carter, dies at 72; Arthur Gelb remembered what black reporter told him; N.Y. mayor wants apologies from tabloids; CNN says it has no problem with Don Lemon's opinions. (5/21/14)

 
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