Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Post-Dispatch Wins Pulitzer for Ferguson Photos

Monday, April 20, 2015

New York Times honored for coverage of Ebola outbreak (4/20/15); Ben Affleck asked H.L. Gates to edit out slaveowning ancestor in series on roots (4/18/15); fatal shooting on live television airing; Mother Jones puts gun-violence cost at $229 billion a year; St. Louis paper wins access to records of secretive courts; bystander now charging $10,000 for video of fatal shooting; Jorge Ramos makes Time's "most influential" in the world; Arise, international black network, in critical condition; a glimpse of Obama when he spoke candidly about race; Lakota columnist says residents glad for Unity visit; critic says late-night needs someone "unsafe" like Noah (4/17/15)

 

Ben Affleck Asked H.L. Gates to Edit Out Slaveowning Ancestor in Series on Roots

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Slaver is omitted, his story "just wasn't as interesting" (4/18/15); fatal shooting on live television airing; Mother Jones puts gun-violence cost at $229 billion a year; St. Louis paper wins access to records of secretive courts; bystander now charging $10,000 for video of fatal shooting; Jorge Ramos makes Time's "most influential" in the world; Arise, international black network, in critical condition; a glimpse of Obama when he spoke candidly about race; Lakota columnist says residents glad for Unity visit; critic says late-night needs someone "unsafe" like Noah (4/17/15)

 

Fatal Shooting on Live Television

Friday, April 17, 2015

Airing car chase, producers had little time to cut away; Mother Jones puts gun-violence cost at $229 billion a year; St. Louis paper wins access to records of secretive courts; bystander now charging $10,000 for video of fatal shooting; Jorge Ramos makes Time's "most influential" in the world; Arise, international black network, in critical condition; a glimpse of Obama when he spoke candidly about race; Lakota columnist says residents glad for Unity visit; critic says late-night needs someone "unsafe" like Noah (4/17/15)

 

Protests Shut Killer Cop's Fundraising Page

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

ColorofChange.org says 54,000 members raised objections; . . police accounts should not control the narrative;. . . requests for body cam video met with mixed results; NABJ board spends $190,000 on travel;  Percy Sledge was also loved in apartheid South Africa; visitor says Abu-Jamal, imprisoned and ailing, lost 80 lbs.; what do satirical cartoonists say they won't touch? (4/16/15)

 

Few Cops Pay for Killing Unarmed Citizens

Monday, April 13, 2015

Analysis finds even those convicted serve little time; schmoozing with Clinton camp before big announcement; Unity plans more events after hearing from "Caucus"; Andre J. Fernandez named president of CBS Radio; more pro athletes seek ways around sports journalists; "Black Twitter" credited with influencing the mainstream; in "zones of silence," many censor themselves to stay alive; Mizzou student says past exclusion of blacks still apparent; why there is no masthead in the April issue of Essence (4/13/15)

 

Diversity Champs Bring Outside Help to Unity

Friday, April 10, 2015

2 would-be NABJ presidents join discussion; NPR rebukes "Latino USA" on Chicago election report; Jeb Bush order found to have reduced black enrollment; journalists debate coverage of killings by police; investigation finds rapes could have been prevented; Don Lemon glad he's stirring "passion and debate" (4/10/15)

 

NBC Snares Witness Who Filmed Cop Killing Civilian

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Video responsible for quick firing of S.C. policeman; Ferguson's historic election might not be all it seemed; Postal Service says it won't reissue Angelou stamp; 80% of black women say they must alter identity for career; photos show toll of diabetes on Abu-Jamal — neglect feared; The Nation magazine slowly adding young staffers of color; Kanye West settles with photographer he assaulted; Comcast rallies beneficiaries in bid to buy Time Warner Cable; ESPN's Hill wants more women in key on-air roles (4/8/15)

 

What "The Help" Saw at the White House

Monday, April 6, 2015

Reporter persuades staff to dish on life in the mansion; Obamas visit black church: Who reported it right?; some stunned by lack of punishment at Rolling Stone; 147 slaughtered in Kenya, 12 in Paris — which resonates? Racism kept innocent man on death row 30 years; 70% of whites could approve of police striking people; Unity holding second "Diversity Caucus" Friday; teenage basketball players part of human trafficking; nominate a J-educator who has helped diversity (4/6/15)

 

Flawed Racism Claims Miss Another Problem

Friday, April 3, 2015

Should media use mug shots as the "best available photo"?; when Selena died in 1995, newsroom diversity mattered; . . . Selena's death helped launch People en Español; Seattle sports columnist Brewer joining Washington Post; nearly 90 percent of baseball announcers still white men; IRE honors joint effort on "The Real Death Valley"; in New York, Imhotep Gary Byrd loses a radio show; HHS sets up media call Tuesday on minority health; nominate a J-educator who has Helped diversity (4/3/15)

 

Comedy Central Stands Behind Trevor Noah

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

S. African says not to judge him "by a handful of jokes"; Indy Star makes splash with front-page editorial; N.Y. Times Magazine hires Hannah-Jones in diversity effort; Star-Ledger urges indicted Sen. Menendez to resign; Nigerian vote was its largest to play out on social media; AP stylebook committee to take up "Redskin"; relatives visit Abu-Jamal, suffering from diabetic shock; photography led Chinese-American to embrace identity; Rick Ramirez dies at 40, Phoenix TV photojournalist (4/1/15)

 
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