Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Journalists Follow Their Passions

Friday, December 18, 2015

Our latest list of nonfiction books by journalists of color or those of special interest to them — the second of two — features journalists following their passions, whether it is delving further into their beats, pursuing an avocation, expanding on an interest kindled at work, seeking more information about why they grew up as they did or using their writing skills to become better parents. (12/18/15)

 

Norris Leaving NPR to "Grow" Race Project

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Host says effort might expand beyond journalism (12/17/15); recycled Baltimore images — how true?; Editorial: Despite mistrial, "damaging" testimony emerged; critics say GOP debaters putting fear on ballot; FBI denies terrorist couple posted openly about jihad; "PBS NewsHour" spotlights "stagnant' newsroom diversity; NPR news, information staff Is 77.6 percent white; DuPonts honor pieces on Michael Brown, immigration; documenting Chinese who are adopted, living in U.S. (12/16/15)

 

 

Recycled Baltimore Images — How True?

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

With mistrial, opportunity to repeat prior mistakes; Editorial: Despite mistrial, "damaging" testimony emerged; critics say GOP debaters putting fear on ballot; FBI denies terrorist couple posted openly about jihad; "PBS NewsHour" spotlights "stagnant' newsroom diversity; NPR news, information staff Is 77.6 percent white; DuPonts honor pieces on Michael Brown, immigration; documenting Chinese who are adopted, living in U.S. (12/16/15)

 

Fallout Over a Dismissal at Poynter

Monday, December 14, 2015

Mentors, mentees follow Kenny Irby to new program; NABJ founders see "back to the future" on diversity; climate agreement falls short of goals of Native people; 5 ways to avoid Islamophobia in your coverage; news outlets differ on whether Scalia's words were racist; CNN producer files discrimination lawsuit; Serena Williams is S.I. Sportsperson of the Year; Max Cacas, veteran broadcaster, dies in D.C. at 61; U. of Detroit honors late sports producer Reggie Hall (12/14/15)

 

Journalists Who Rocked Their World

Friday, December 11, 2015

Our latest list of nonfiction books by journalists of color or those of special interest to them — the first of two — gives us a chance to praise journalists who rocked the world they found, paving the way for journalists who continue the struggle today.

 

 

Pulley Stepping Down as Hampton J-Dean

Friday, December 11, 2015

Business journalist takes N.Y. public relations job (12/11/15); media turn up heat on Trump; should reporters be packing heat?; HuffPost rebuffs NABJ request to correct finances story; students taught to produce stories for social media; NPR using more black sources, no change in Latinos; scant diversity progress seen for Hollywood's awards; judge holds back videos of Chicago officer's fatal shots; blacks progress, but more likely to be lower income; family plans no service for C. Gerald Fraser (12/9/15)

 

 

Media Turn Up Heat on Trump

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

It's policies, not personality, after anti-Muslim comments; should reporters be packing heat?; HuffPost rebuffs NABJ request to correct finances story; students taught to produce stories for social media; NPR using more black sources, no change in Latinos; scant diversity progress seen for Hollywood's awards; judge holds back videos of Chicago officer's fatal shots; blacks progress, but more likely to be lower income; family plans no service for C. Gerald Fraser (12/9/15)

 

C. Gerald Fraser, N.Y. Times Vet, Dies at 90

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

For his generation, "the Movement" was part of the DNA (12/8/15); HuffPost: Trump is no longer entertainment; Fox News suspends two over on-air Obama comments; despite financial woes, "NABJ is thriving," president says; video shows Chicago cops tasing college grad, who died; The Root to examine Obama's legacy as term winds down; black film critics group picks "Straight Outta Compton"; when the National Guard chaperoned the street dance (12/7/15)

 

HuffPost: Trump Is No Longer Entertainment

Monday, December 7, 2015

N.Y. Times compares candidate with past demagogues; Fox News suspends two over on-air Obama comments; despite financial woes, "NABJ is thriving," president says; video shows Chicago cops tasing college grad, who died; The Root to examine Obama's legacy as term winds down; black film critics group picks "Straight Outta Compton"; when the National Guard chaperoned the street dance (12/7/15)

 

Bizarre Moments for Media at Killers' Home

Friday, December 4, 2015

Reporters film what San Bernardino couple left behind; American Muslims say media aid in their demonization; Sun-Times wants feds to go deep in probing police; Roland Martin "crucifies" pastor who met with Trump; 900 Boko Haram hostages freed to little coverage; "How to Write About the Pope Visiting Africa"; "corrupt" Mexican loses case against D.C. correspondent; Columnist: Pull honor for baseball's color-line architect; capturing the spirit of Johnson Publishing Co. building (12/4/15)

 
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