Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Philly Magazine, Under Fire, Plans Diversity

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Latest flap follows cover that omitted blacks; Writers Guild pledges to monitor diversity at HuffPost; Cosmo crowns Kardashians the new first family; Sidmel Estes fund turns attention to funeral, sons; Washington Post's Merida said to be sought by ESPN; C-SPAN to cover "Justice or Else" march live; mistreatment of intellectually disabled spotlighted; embedded reporters see other side of the blue wall; Scotsman explores ties with slavery in Jamaica (10/7/15)

 

NABJ's Sidmel Estes Dies at 60

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Sidmel Estes-SumpterLack of medical insurance complicated treatment options (10/6/15); Curry quits ailing black press group; black journalist scores with reports from Afghanistan; "News One Now" loses 36% of viewers in shift to 7 a.m.; NAHJ delays vote on full rights for nonjournalists; ESPN buys out remainder of Whitlock's contract; ESPN's Smith ratchets up war of words with Durant; AAJA gets $230,000 to revamp leadership program; J. Whyatt Mondesire, Philly leader and journalist, dies at 65; Pamela Yip, personal finance columnist, dies at 59 (10/4/15)

 

 

Curry Quits Ailing Black Press Group

Monday, October 5, 2015

Competition from digital media forces staff pay cuts; black journalist scores with reports from Afghanistan; "News One Now" loses 36% of viewers in shift to 7 a.m.; NAHJ delays vote on full rights for nonjournalists; ESPN buys out remainder of Whitlock's contract; ESPN's Smith ratchets up war of words with Durant; AAJA gets $230,000 to revamp leadership program; J. Whyatt Mondesire, Philly leader and journalist, dies at 65; Pamela Yip, personal finance columnist, dies at 59 (10/4/15)

 

News Organizations Respond to Gun Violence

Friday, October 2, 2015

Chicago Sun-Times to "hunt down the best solutions"; some on social media repulsed by reporters' tactics; Trump abruptly pulls put of q&a at Hispanic event; Jeb Bush defends name of Washington NFL team; N.Y. Daily News hires activist writer Shaun King; six News trainees named inaugural Reuters-NABJ fellows; Prince loses "fair use" case in victory for journalists; one Latina who is happy about Asian immigrant surge; Robert Curvin dies, advocated for poor at N.Y. Times (10/2/15)

 

Border Patrol Agent Charged in Teen's Killing

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Action aided by pressure from Arizona Republic probe; FBI to tabulate police shootings of citizens; why so few of color in Madison, Wis., newsrooms?; Carson says media manipulate African Americans; doubts about Cooper-Lemon team for Democratic debate; editor of tribal newspaper fired for "insubordination"; Philadelphia magazine apologizes again for a cover; Emerson College tops list of quality journalism schools; Negro League "Diamonds in the Dust" (9/30/15)

 

Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins MacArthur "Genius" Grant

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Foundation gives 24 recipients $625,000 over five years (9/29/15); Asian immigrants to outpace blacks, Latinos; Online News Association honors Dori Maynard; despite accolades, pope's visit left Indian unsatisfied; N.Y. Daily News cuts could mean end of tabloid era; optics of Trump's ouster of Ramos weren't all accidental; The Nation publishes "Case Against the Roberts Court"; Radio One invests in casino to reverse millions in losses; Giago still argues for "Indian" over "Native American"; Cecilia Vaisman dies at 54, "such a radio genius" (9/28/15)

 

 

Asian Immigrants to Outpace Blacks, Latinos

Monday, September 28, 2015

Unexpectedly, 1965 law changed the face of America; Online News Association honors Dori Maynard; despite accolades, pope's visit left Indian unsatisfied; N.Y. Daily News cuts could mean end of tabloid era; optics of Trump's ouster of Ramos weren't all accidental; The Nation publishes "Case Against the Roberts Court"; Radio One invests in casino to reverse millions in losses; Giago still argues for "Indian" over "Native American"; Cecilia Vaisman dies at 54, "such a radio genius" (9/28/15)

 

Pope Endorses "Theology of Diversity"

Friday, September 25, 2015

Union at Philly's WCAU pegs walkout to pontiff's arrival; "history will not treat this Congress or Boehner kindly"; new Urban News Service signs 200th member; Joint Center think tank says it has bounced back; Natives most likely to be killed by police; ONA gets $828,000 for digital training in 20 cities; 35 journalists, "HistoryMakers," join outreach to schools; 21 stereotypes Latino men are tired of hearing; Ecuador leader spent millions to remove critical info from Web (9/25/15)

 

Black Journalist Granted 2-Year Protection

Thursday, September 24, 2015

 Roanoke TV reporter was threatened after WDBJ killings (9/24/15); NABJ's Sidmel Estes hit by mystery illness; Philly's fee for covering pope from risers: $1,500; Natives object to canonizing friar accused of cruelty; ex-publisher says newspaper diversity efforts have failed; Marvel hires Coates to write Black Panther comic; Egyptian president pardons, frees Al Jazeera reporters; black publishers honor Roland Martin, 4 others; Carson condemned for Muslim comment, donations rise; Clinton talks black colleges, birthers on Joyner show (9/23/15)

 

NABJ's Sidmel Estes Hit by Mystery Illness

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Sidmel Estes-SumpterFriends start online fund drive to provide health care; Philly's fee for covering pope from risers: $1,500; Natives object to canonizing friar accused of cruelty; ex-publisher says newspaper diversity efforts have failed; Marvel hires Coates to write Black Panther comic; Egyptian president pardons, frees Al Jazeera reporters; black publishers honor Roland Martin, 4 others; Carson condemned for Muslim comment, donations rise; Clinton talks black colleges, birthers on Joyner show (9/23/15)

 
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