Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

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)

 

Race a Part of the Brian Williams Equation

Friday, February 6, 2015

Some wonder whether double standard is at work; Fox site gets twice its normal traffic showing immolation; secretive White House effort blindsided FCC on neutrality; comic Wilmore apologizes for segment on black women; InStyle explains lightened Kerry Washington cover; lack of journalists leads to "glaring gaps" in Nigeria news; journalists caught in Dominican Republic ethnic crackdown; domestic worker wins fellowship for her photography (2/6/15)

 

Racial Split Over "I Am Charlie"

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

U.S. nonwhites opposed publishing Muhammad cartoons; Fox shows graphic images of pilot's immolation; FCC chair would have no fast or slow lanes on web; N.Y. Times picks Gilbert Cruz for revived T.V. editor Job; Brian Williams apologizes for false, oft-told tale; new gaffe undermines defense of Lemon as "Geraldo 2.0"; Vanity Fair has "perfected" formula for its Hollywood issue; Nigeria urged to ensure access for foreign journalists; Al Jazeera examines commercialization of blackness (2/4/15)

 

O'Reilly Accused of Smearing Pinkston

Monday, February 2, 2015

Fox News pundit links Al Jazeera reporters, terrorism; 20 groups fault coverage of Muslim response to Paris violence; Egypt frees foreign journalist, but colleagues remain; Super Bowl again records biggest adience in TV history; Native journalists win apology over headline; story on foot commuter generates $80,000 in donations; white editors, black journalists share Black History Month (2/2/15)

 

ISIS Says It Executed Japanese Journalist

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Video underscores danger in reporting from Syria (1/31/15); BET, MadameNoire, The Root win in 2014; "liberal" New Republic magazine acknowledges racist past; TV One pushes envelope on language during daylight hours; Coleman named ombudsman at Corp. for Public Broadcasting; Public editor: time" for N.Y. Times to kill race Beat; "ideal viewer" is white female cardboard cutout; NPR gives platform to critic of "white" public radio voice; Japan, Jordan scramble as hostage deadline passes (1/30/15)

 

 

BET, MadameNoire, The Root Win in 2014

Friday, January 30, 2015

Pop culture still an attraction for black Web visitors; "liberal" New Republic magazine acknowledges racist past; TV One pushes envelope on language during daylight hours; Coleman named ombudsman at Corp. for Public Broadcasting; Public editor: time" for N.Y. Times to kill race beat; "ideal viewer" is white female cardboard cutout; NPR gives platform to critic of "white" public radio voice; Japan, Jordan scramble as hostage deadline passes (1/30/15)

 

"Race Beat" Up in the Air at N.Y. Times?

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

News outlets split on best ways to cover the topic; black journalist joining editor's ranks at The Nation; columnist challenges Charles Blow on omission; Islamic State releases message from Japanese journalist; Al Jazeera said to tell staff to avoid words like "terrorist"; the whiteness of the "public radio voice"; Duchesne Drew, a Star Tribune M.E., leaving for foundation; "Empire" becomes first black drama hit on broadcast TV (1/28/15)

 

Columnist "Incredibly Angry" at Son's Brush With Police

Monday, January 26, 2015

Yale U. concedes drawing of handgun was questionable; do news media tell the public about their own diversity?; tensions over press access on president's trip to India; editor concedes insufficient attention to Boko Haram attack; recession wiped out black wealth gains, reporter finds; fallen journalist reinvents herself as successful poet; N.Y. Times' Vega moves from race beat to the Bronx; interviewing the homeless (1/26/15)

 

Reporter's Persistence Helps Free Inmate

Friday, January 23, 2015

"Even after I retired, this case still bothered me"; Johnson to sell its historic photo archive — Jet app shelved; Jon Stewart asks, where's huge rally for Nigerian victims?; Univision's Ramos turns his focus to the Republicans; . . . columnist says GOP was right to shun Univision; no more "VP/broadcast," "VP/print" for AAJA; Taliban threatens journalists who don't toe its line; Jim Moss, 72, realized dream of becoming publisher; Wonder to produce series on Underground Railroad love (1/23/15)

 
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