Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Standing Ovation for Dori J. Maynard

Monday, March 2, 2015

Oakland memorial service pauses for "Maynard moment"; Soul of the South lays off news employees, plans to regroup; 4 black journalists take Sun-Times buyouts; Why was Valerie Jarrett there? "Because I love April"; media, whistleblowers both win in Supreme Court ruling; "Land of positivity" behind in debts to magazines (3/2/15)

 

FCC's "Open Internet" Vote Praised, Panned

Friday, February 27, 2015

Hispanic journalists rejoice — Rainbow PUSH not so much; Monday's Dori Maynard memorial service to be livestreamed; Obama becomes interviewer for NPR's StoryCorps project; Holder won't give Fox an interview, defends Sharpton ties; in poll, only 35% say Bill O'Reilly is trustworthy; more checking census box for both black and white; Dallas columnist backs idea for memorial to lynchings; demographic shifts point to increasing Native voting power; American blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh (2/27/15)

 

Dori Maynard, Diversity Champion, Dies at 56

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

President of Maynard Institute succumbs to lung cancer; Maynard memorial service scheduled Monday in Oakland; one-third of Americans say Obama doesn't love America'; media said to downplay crimes against Latinos; FCC expected to ban paying for faster lanes on Internet; Jeb Bush took columns to heart, and to his dad; Asian Americans duel over who is the angriest; Lester Holt stays ratings course for 2nd week; Fox News stands behind O'Reilly on embellishment charges; columnist tells fellow whites about unconscious bias (2/24/15, 2/25/15 and 2/26/15)

 

A Fatuous, Racially Glib Night With Oscar

Monday, February 23, 2015

Pulitzer winner Wesley Morris says he has to go there; . . . what a difference four years makes; Gannett down to one African American top editor; black media group sues Comcast, claiming discrimination; O'Reilly defends himself against embellishment claims; journalism group challenges police on Chicago killing; Howard U. students, faculty add color to Wikipedia's white; Al Jazeera journalist accuses network of negligence (2/23/15)

 

Ebony Editor Steps Down After 10 Months

Friday, February 20, 2015

Mitzi Miller wants to create stories for TV, film; Joy Reid, Ronan Farrow shows canceled at MSNBC; black women, black history at White House (2/20/15); Listen to the real LBJ, King talk voting rights; Holt wins week; nonwhites more forgiving of Williams; Ta-Nehisi Coates to teach David Carr's class at Boston U.; Vargas, L.A. Times partner for section on multiculturalism; nothing sacred for Oxygen: black preachers in reality show; student editor faces backlash after opposing "Redskins"; article details prosecution of ex-contractor in leak case; C-SPAN3 to air 1963 interview With Malcolm X (2/18/15)

 

 

Listen to the Real LBJ, King Talk Voting Rights

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

University publishes audio of telephone calls on website; Holt wins week; nonwhites more forgiving of Williams; Ta-Nehisi Coates to teach David Carr's class at Boston U.; Vargas, L.A. Times partner for section on multiculturalism; nothing sacred for Oxygen: black preachers in reality show; student editor faces backlash after opposing "Redskins"; article details prosecution of ex-contractor in leak case; C-SPAN3 to air 1963 interview With Malcolm X (2/18/15)

 

More to the Story of Jackie Robinson West

Monday, February 16, 2015

Writers link circumstances to conditions on South Side; Ta-Nehisi Coates wins Polk Award for reparations story; Carr died of complications from lung cancer, autopsy says; bringing the New Yorker icon into the 21st century; ratings fall for "NBC Nightly News" after Williams exit; studies show we're influenced by movie "facts" that aren't; we're already having national conversation on race; Southern Chinese lion dancing for the New Year; "SNL40" sets record, but how many Latinos? (2/16/15)

 

David Carr Nurtured Young Black Journalists

Friday, February 13, 2015

N.Y. Times columnist boosted Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jelani Cobb; in 24 hours, Obama's goofy video gets 25 million views; Obama critical of HBCUs in meeting with Black Caucus; pundits abroad call western media slow on N.C. killings; media dig for further Brian Williams untruths; 30 news outlets agree to rules for freelancers in war zones; black ex-CIA officer, accused of leaking, appeals conviction; story previews Whitlock's site on race, sports, culture (2/13/15)

 

Lester Holt to Be on Air 7 Days This Week

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Some say time is right for NBC News workhorse; killing of three Muslims in N.C. becomes global story; Dino Chiecchi among those exiting San Antonio paper; Obama said to loathe columnist Maureen Dowd; year-old story popular in wake of religious attacks in Paris; after 411 days, Egypt grants bail to Al Jazeera journalists; Todd found to bring more diversity to "Meet the Press"; NAHJ board member sees "Afro-Latina" identity as gift (2/11/15)

 

Why "White" and "Colored" Sections on the Memorial?

Monday, February 9, 2015

Black History Month a good time to illuminate the present; Lester Holt fills in at NBC as Brian Williams crisis deepens; Johnson Publishing finds its corporate base shrinking; "Fresh Off the Boat" ratings impressive in debut; Martin says ethics rules on speaker fees miss nuance; NPR chief says all programs should contain "different voices";  a cultural disconnect in evaluating Beyonce's gospel; delay in Nigerian elections laid to Boko Haram; Time Inc. workers rally around laid-Off ill co-worker (2/9/15)

 
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