Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Praise for Obama, and Then a Dead Mic

Friday, June 26, 2015

President's eulogy in Charleston made for riveting TV; mindset behind Confederate monuments mirrors that for flags; can't fault media for not reporting Charleston story; were they "plantations" or "slave labor camps"?; news networks in overdrive on same-sex marriage ruling; ProPublica basks in fair housing decision; Trump, Univision battle after insult to Mexicans; Japanese native tells story of Navajo code talkers (6/26/15)

 

Lester Holt: "It's a Big Deal" to Be Able to Represent

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

New NBC anchor sensitive to race, tech, Western issues; PBS suspends Gates series over Ben Affleck deletion; NABJ president rebukes Don Lemon over N-Word stunt; Charleston paper puts legislators on the record on flag" . . . Confederacy was treason in defense of a deeper crime"; twice as many killed by non-Muslim extremists as Muslims; Washington Post, Univision to partner for '16 coverage; Alessandra Stanley to leave N.Y. Times TV beat; discussion of capitalizing race names is a century old (6/24/15)

 

S.C. Newspapers Play Role in Flag Debate

Monday, June 22, 2015

The State out front — black paper most hardline; Obama's mention of N-word gets bleeps, headlines; "Meet the Press" blunders with all-black inmate video; Derrick Jackson taking buyout from Boston Globe; Lester Holt starts new role — Max Robinson would approve; NPR reveals WWII experiments on enlisted men of color; Facebook wants applicant of color for each open position; MTV, Vargas plan film on young whites' racial identity; Cari Champion promoted to anchor of "SportsCenter"; Puerto Rican Day planners accept Daily News statement (6/22/15)

 

In Charleston, Massacre Is a Local Story

Friday, June 19, 2015

Post and Courier has less diversity than 15 years ago; N.Y. Times is fine with calling shootings "terrorism"; does focusing on suspect detract from the victims?; Confederate flag under assault after massacre, ruling; it's official: Lester Holt becomes "Nightly News" anchor; Hispanic groups cut ties with N.Y. Daily News over photo; Toronto police to reinstate past policy on stopping citizens (6/19/15)

 

Cops Stop Black Journalist 50+ Times

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

First-person story has Toronto poised to change policy; media scramble to cover fatal shooting of 9 in Charleston; states in U.S. said to violate standards on deadly force; N.Y. Times adds details on chokehold death of Eric Garner; reports have Holt as permanent "Nightly News" anchor; Montel Williams says "Today" pitched softballs to Dolezal; Puerto Ricans say "rear view" photo wasn't from parade; local news still "root" of operation at Washington Post; N.Y. Times fashion cover girl is 16, from Angola; anchor loses case challenging his firing over "N" word (6/17/15)

 

A Journalists Service Corps?

Monday, June 15, 2015

Media can affect a community's confidence in itself; Kierna Mayo, Kyra Kyles named to top Ebony jobs; Rachel Dolezal says she's identified as black since 5 (6/15/15)

 

How a "Black" White Woman Became a Story

Friday, June 12, 2015

Pacific Northwest outlets made public record requests; Whitlock ousted as editor before his site debuts; at issue: News diversity issues in age of Obama; 61% of mixed-race people don't say "multiracial"; Mirror Awards reflect an industry out of step on diversity; Boodhoo out as Chicago Public Media cancels show; Lyons laid Off from SunSentinel editorial page; APME awards emphasize community engagement; in death, Tamir Rice could be Man of the Year (6/12/15)

 

Barkley to Give $1 Million to Morehouse

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

NBA Hall of Famer aids Journalism and Sports Program; . . . sports journalists get a "D" on diversity hiring; judge upholds firing of cop in infamous photo; student video gives voice to outrage over McKinney; 5 reasons women are underrepresented in media ; writers fault authorities for "cruelty" that led to suicide; project links female Latin American journalists, tech; columnist sees "plain ignorance" about Latino politicians; African journalists welcome whistleblowing platform (6/10/15)

 

Warning on McKinney: "This Time We Got Lucky"

Monday, June 8, 2015

Dallas paper thankful pool incident didn't end tragically; videotaped ex-cop indicted in N. Charleston shooting; Baltimore Sun uses "riot" — only for April 27 events; use of "illegal immigrants" said to be rising again; in survey, 51 percent of blacks oppose same-sex marriage; Bhatia to direct Reynolds Center for Business Journalism; innovative local journalist rewrites the story of her city; S. Dakota Newspaper Association challenged on race; drones offer Africans new perspectives on old problems (6/8/15)

 

Media "Negative" on Black, Arab, Latino Boys

Friday, June 5, 2015

ASNE offers "community-based engagement" as remedy; journalists meet to discuss lack of access to Clinton; Baltimore's Mosby wants autopsy report kept under wraps; grand juror in Ferguson case presses court on going public; mourners honor slain reporter as killer remains at large; study: women generate 37.3% of news to men's 62.1%; Al Jazeera spotlights unsafe water in Black Belt; Maynard helps train storytellers on community, politics; a dissent on Univision acquisition of The Root; Boston Herald hires Zuri Berry as deputy M.E. (6/5/15)

 
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