Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Rival Jeers Series on Child Homelessness

Monday, December 16, 2013

N.Y. Times five-parter wins raves, but not from N.Y. Post; Mandela told a critical cartoonist, "but that is your job"; "Santa is not white, because Santa is not real"; "Code Switch" project gains as NPR receives $17 million; HLN turns to trio to help reverse its fortunes; Chung, Rivera see truths in "Anchorman" movie; journalists warned against overreacting to Obama woes (12/16/13)

 

Holder Puzzled by News Media Complaints

Friday, December 13, 2013

"We try to be as transparent as can be"; . . . media faulted for failing to connect the dots; did the CIA help capture Mandela in 1962?; black film critics group honors "12 Years a Slave" (12/13/13)

 

Praise, Disgust for S. Africa Coverage

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Reporters who've covered Mandela critique their peers; coverage of "selfie," Castro handshake called excessive; after faffe, KTVU to air documentary on Korean Americans; study details negative network coverage of health care act; diversity is a survival strategy, fellowship director says; Univision examines threats to free press in Latin America; AP correspondent digs, finds dead bodies in Mali (12/11/13)

 

2,500 Journalists Descending on S. Africa

Monday, December 9, 2013

Commentators warn against turning Mandela into mush; 300 celebrate Elaine Rivera as a "kick-ass journalist"; glossing over the racism, sexism of the 1970s newsroom; did Obama take a swipe at his admirer, Chris Matthews?; Cuban media offering glimpses of candor; Clarence Page on ladder to lead D.C.'s Gridiron Club (12/9/13)

 

Mandela's Way With Journalists

Friday, December 6, 2013

Reverential but professional coverage for hero without peer; . . . journalists' "curiosity very difficult to satisfy"; . . . media not always eager to cover the movement; . . . Mandela scored lack of diversity in S. African press (12/6/13)

 

N.Y. Post Beats Back Racism Lawsuits

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Sandra   Guzman, being interviewed by WPIX-TV reporter Lisa Mateo, alleges that NeRelated harassment case has been "resolved"; Bashir resigns from MSNBC over Palin comments; U.S., Japanese reporters scuffle on Biden trip; Detroit crisis prompts $500,000 in grants to media groups; battling cancer, Zoraida Sambolin leaving CNN;. . . CNN's Zucker planning less news, prime-time shakeup; ESPN'S Cross to be news anchor at "News One Now"; film critics raising money to bury colleague Eric Harrison; why not pay Washington team owner to change the name?; journalists, fellows produce black guide to law schools (12/4/13)

 

 

Garry D. Howard Out as Sporting News Editor

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Helped publication reinvent itself as web property (12/3/13); caution urged on teen "knockout" story; councilman elected in media fail held on DUI, pot charges; Daily Kos calls Obama cartoon ape-like, racist; would greater press-box diversity help kill the N-word?; almost 2/3 of female journalists threatened in their work; "60 Minutes" segment on Capitol told only some of story Roland Martin says Va. digs remind him of Texas home (12/2/13)

 

 

Caution Urged on Teen "Knockout" Story

Monday, December 2, 2013

Information vacuum in "trend" of attacks by young blacks; councilman elected in media fail held on DUI, pot charges; Daily Kos calls Obama cartoon ape-like, racist; would greater press-box diversity help kill the N-word?; almost 2/3 of female journalists threatened in their work; "60 Minutes" segment on Capitol told only some of story Roland Martin says Va. digs remind him of Texas home (12/2/13)

 

"Love, Peace and Soul!" And More

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Looking for the right holiday gift? Books by A. Peter Bailey, Jinx Coleman Broussard, Alfredo Corchado, Ericka Blount Danois, Lolis Eric Elie, Hattie Kauffman, Gil L. Robertson IV, Miki Turner, George Willis, Gary Younge (11/27/13)

 

"Worst of the Worst" Are All Black Men

Monday, November 25, 2013

Tenn. paper catches heat for front page array of mug shots; Pryor, Rock regretted their use of the N-word; paid internships can increase diversity, writer contends; Sarah Palin doesn't back down from slavery comparison; campaign spotlights violence against women journalists; Rodman tops list of GQ's "least influential people" of '13; Geraldo Rivera's syndicated radio show to air only in N.Y.; Howard U. seeks to restore ties to John H. Johnson; USA Today, 2nd paper spurn White House handout photos. (11/25/13)

 
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