Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Why News Industry Failed on Diversity Goals

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Ready to overcome lack of commitment, financial crises? "those good old days worked better for white males"; commenters blast Ala. editorials on license office closures; Ebony cover "boldly confronts" our stake in "Cosby"; Unity draws 140 to talk civil rights, "New South"; Jesus isn't Jorge, Latino baseball writer protests; U.S. reporter's imprisonment tied to Iranian politics; NAHJ board to discuss status of V.P. who changed jobs; friends watch as Ifill receives National Press Club award; "10 big stories the news media ignored" (10/18/15)

 

CNN Faulted on Lemon, Lopez Debate Roles

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Racial subjects too limiting for journalists of color?; a manifesto for increasing diversity in public media; writer says viewers expect too much from BET; Muscogee Council votes autonomy for tribe's media; hateful tirades aimed at Byron Pitts and his producer; Whitlock headed back to Fox Sports after ESPN fail; sports media quiet on player's challenge to police; columnist's "Asian advantage" piece called off-base; Taliban threatens "elimination" of Afghan TV stations (10/14/15)

 

Media Take a Pass on Live March Coverage

Sunday, October 11, 2015

20-year anniversary of Million Man event minimized; how ABC was talked out of a wrong approach in 1995; NABJ luminaries among 300 at services for Sidmel Estes; Iran reports conviction of Washington Post reporter; prosecutor defends finding of "reasonable" in Rice shooting; accused police see body camera videos, but public can't; . . . relatives give N.Y. Times horrific dashboard video; endowment fund memorializes AP intern Montano; Ferrier named to lead Journalism That Matters; O'Reilly admits factual errors in piece on Dearborn; Morocco on "campaign of intimidation" against press (10/11/15 and 10/12/15)

 

Black Fox Staffers "Hold Their Noses"

Friday, October 9, 2015

Network blasts observation by former NABJ president; Fox story on Dearborn prompts calls to bomb city; is this cartoon on gun violence too crass?; Mizzou to require campus-wide diversity training; 2 investigations find courts used unfairly against debtors; body cameras capture dramatic footage of undocumented; for some, the day will honor Indians, not Columbus; Native magazine won't ask for your "colonized" name; . . . white teacher has empathy for unique "black" names; project to report on missing "ghost boat" of 243 Africans (10/9/15)

 

Philly Magazine, Under Fire, Plans Diversity

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Latest flap follows cover that omitted blacks; Writers Guild pledges to monitor diversity at HuffPost; Cosmo crowns Kardashians the new first family; Sidmel Estes fund turns attention to funeral, sons; Washington Post's Merida said to be sought by ESPN; C-SPAN to cover "Justice or Else" march live; mistreatment of intellectually disabled spotlighted; embedded reporters see other side of the blue wall; Scotsman explores ties with slavery in Jamaica (10/7/15)

 

NABJ's Sidmel Estes Dies at 60

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Sidmel Estes-SumpterLack of medical insurance complicated treatment options (10/6/15); Curry quits ailing black press group; black journalist scores with reports from Afghanistan; "News One Now" loses 36% of viewers in shift to 7 a.m.; NAHJ delays vote on full rights for nonjournalists; ESPN buys out remainder of Whitlock's contract; ESPN's Smith ratchets up war of words with Durant; AAJA gets $230,000 to revamp leadership program; J. Whyatt Mondesire, Philly leader and journalist, dies at 65; Pamela Yip, personal finance columnist, dies at 59 (10/4/15)

 

 

Curry Quits Ailing Black Press Group

Monday, October 5, 2015

Competition from digital media forces staff pay cuts; black journalist scores with reports from Afghanistan; "News One Now" loses 36% of viewers in shift to 7 a.m.; NAHJ delays vote on full rights for nonjournalists; ESPN buys out remainder of Whitlock's contract; ESPN's Smith ratchets up war of words with Durant; AAJA gets $230,000 to revamp leadership program; J. Whyatt Mondesire, Philly leader and journalist, dies at 65; Pamela Yip, personal finance columnist, dies at 59 (10/4/15)

 

News Organizations Respond to Gun Violence

Friday, October 2, 2015

Chicago Sun-Times to "hunt down the best solutions"; some on social media repulsed by reporters' tactics; Trump abruptly pulls put of q&a at Hispanic event; Jeb Bush defends name of Washington NFL team; N.Y. Daily News hires activist writer Shaun King; six News trainees named inaugural Reuters-NABJ fellows; Prince loses "fair use" case in victory for journalists; one Latina who is happy about Asian immigrant surge; Robert Curvin dies, advocated for poor at N.Y. Times (10/2/15)

 

Border Patrol Agent Charged in Teen's Killing

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Action aided by pressure from Arizona Republic probe; FBI to tabulate police shootings of citizens; why so few of color in Madison, Wis., newsrooms?; Carson says media manipulate African Americans; doubts about Cooper-Lemon team for Democratic debate; editor of tribal newspaper fired for "insubordination"; Philadelphia magazine apologizes again for a cover; Emerson College tops list of quality journalism schools; Negro League "Diamonds in the Dust" (9/30/15)

 

Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins MacArthur "Genius" Grant

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Foundation gives 24 recipients $625,000 over five years (9/29/15); Asian immigrants to outpace blacks, Latinos; Online News Association honors Dori Maynard; despite accolades, pope's visit left Indian unsatisfied; N.Y. Daily News cuts could mean end of tabloid era; optics of Trump's ouster of Ramos weren't all accidental; The Nation publishes "Case Against the Roberts Court"; Radio One invests in casino to reverse millions in losses; Giago still argues for "Indian" over "Native American"; Cecilia Vaisman dies at 54, "such a radio genius" (9/28/15)

 

 
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