Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Dori Maynard Kept the Faith

Monday, May 4, 2015

Knight Foundation funds award honoring diversity leader; AP reporter interviews freed Boko Haram prisoners; in killings by cops, consider whiteness of legal profession; Glover, Lowe certified to run for NABJ president; Unity goes to Pine Ridge Reservation; Mark Hinojosa laid off at Detroit News (5/4/15)

 

That *@#$ Media! Oh, Wait . . .

Friday, May 1, 2015

Baltimore shows need for care in discussing "the media"; blacks are quarter of the poor but half of poverty images; historians group opposes "Redskins" and gives 10 reasons; Bryan Monroe named to Temple U. communications faculty; D.C. service Monday for Dori Maynard to be livestreamed; Unity visits Pine Ridge reservation on Saturday; D.C.'s NBC station breaks mold, plans two white anchors; HBO film tracks slayings of more than 100 black women; Bossip launches podcast, breaking news unit; Overseas Press Club honors coverage of foreign tragedies (5/1/15)

 

All Eyes on Baltimore

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Some outlets strive to counterbalance sensationalism; . . . Sun editorials assail use of "thug," lack of leadership; . . mom who struck her son, 16, becomes day's hero; good news for mobile, podcasts in latest industry survey; after quake, Nepalese newsroom moves to editor's lawn; Navarrette dropped by CNN, signs with Fox; judge rules law aimed at Abu-Jamal violates free speech; series on New York Police Dept. among SPJ winners; African migrant deaths rarely front page on continent (4/29/15)

 

"Ghettoization" of Latin American News?

Monday, April 27, 2015

Also undercovered, diplomat says: Afro-Latinos, Indians; riots, looting follow efforts to show a peaceful face; 8 blacks, Latinas named Stanford, Michigan fellows; N.Y. Times declares 1.5 million black men "missing"; Abu-Jamal worsening, visitors barred from prison; Dyson's attack ran "because I work here" now; 6 writers won't honor Charlie Hebdo; Obama really meant it with "rhymes with bucket"; consolidation to continue, despite failure of cable merger (4/27/15)

 

Gates, Affleck Issue Regrets in Slaveowner Flap

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Station: Gates' cut "unacceptable" if based on actor's urging (4/22/15); Post-Dispatch wins Pulitzer for Ferguson photos; Tampa Bay Times finds "bicycling while black" targeting; can Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger proposal be saved?; Iran charges Washington Post journalist with espionage; in Iraq, Islamic State exacts heavy toll on journalists; Michael Eric Dyson takedown of Cornel West is personal; half of whites see no racial disparity in death penalty; NPR Ebola stories, "Latino USA," Afropop win Peabodys; nominate a J-educator who has helped diversity (4/20/15)

 

 

Post-Dispatch Wins Pulitzer for Ferguson Photos

Monday, April 20, 2015

New York Times honored for coverage of Ebola outbreak; Tampa Bay Times finds "bicycling while black" targeting; can Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger proposal be saved?; Iran charges Washington Post journalist with espionage; in Iraq, Islamic State exacts heavy toll on journalists; Michael Eric Dyson takedown of Cornel West is personal; half of whites see no racial disparity in death penalty; NPR Ebola stories, "Latino USA," Afropop win Peabodys; nominate a J-educator who has helped diversity (4/20/15)

 

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)

 
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