Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Double Standard in Ray Nagin Verdict?

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Columnist says it must be because former mayor is bald; Olympics diversity: Whites from almost 88 nations; FCC dropping plans to deploy researchers in newsrooms; Comcast bid for Time Warner Cable could aid net neutrality; how blacks presented themselves in their own photos; Knight fellowship prospect pool "one of our most diverse ever"; AP profiled judge who wrote historic same-sex ruling (2/14/14)


Jury Weighs "Loud-Music" Killing: "Florida Again, Seriously?!"

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Media await jury verdict in death of Jordan Davis; international agencies failing to protect journalists; writers say race complexities can affect sense of self; Art Fennell exit, Chris Peña return mark media moves; Lemon not surprised by confusion of Jackson, Fishburne; 5 things not to say about Michael Sam coming out story; health care reporters "have forgotten" who's uninsured; compensating for "parachute journalism" on other cultures (2/12/14)


Black Press Did Not Seek Grant Money for Morocco Trip

Monday, February 10, 2014

"It's a lot of work . . . That doesn't mean it shouldn't try"; anchor forced off air wins DUI case, but can she return?; Samuel L. Jackson "lost it" after being called Fishburne; Madison J. Gray laid off in Time Inc. restructuring; "BET Honors" makes time for Affordable Care Act; despie CNN Latino closing, Balta backs CNN on diversity; Leon Isaac Kennedy says he's suing Johnson Publishing; anecdotes wanted on racial blinders; Twitter chat Tuesday (2/10/14)


Obama to Fox: "What Are You Gonna Do When I'm Gone?"

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

O'Reilly's ratings highest since Boston Marathon bombing; media botch report on workforce exits under health law; week's reporting finds privilege extended to white men; $25 million fund created for college scholarships to DREAMers; an attempt to change the subject on Morocco trip; CNN to shut down CNN Latino, created for bilinguals; Richmond paper calls for ouster of national NAACP chair; "Kids should have the opportunity to dream in color" (2/4/14)


"Negro Cocaine Fiend" Stories Echo Today

Monday, February 3, 2014

Author says articles helped shape modern drug policy; in O'Reilly vs. Obama, who really won?; Super Bowl highest rated show in U.S. television history; ABC hires Maria Shiavocampo as New York-based reporter; Chronicle staffer tells blacks not to move to San Francisco; where are monuments to black heroes of Reconstruction?; with 2014 Hollywood issue cover, Vanity Fair gets it; ""Scandal" creator "a little pissed off" by diversity award; Al Jazeera cameraman acquitted in Egypt (2/3/14)


"SNL" Teaches Us "Diversity" Means Assimilation

Friday, January 31, 2014

The Jan. 18 edition of NBC's "Saturday Night Live," hosted by Drake, center, feaWriter says most blacks on show have not been happy; Cold-Weather Super Bowl has firsts for media, Latinos; study details white male dominance of Sunday talk shows; MSNBC staffer fired after tweet on interracial marriages; U.N. rights commissioner says Egypt hampers journalists; Asian Americans split on changing immigration policy; State of the Union ratings lowest since 2000; Asian Americans win pledges from ABC after Kimmel flap; team consults GOP figures in answering "Redskins" query (1/31/14)


Arrest in Beating of Gay Arts Journalist

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Police sought "Hispanic," but arrested a "black male"; Charles V. Pittman, diversity advocate, to retire in march; race missing from president's diagnosis of inequality; Egypt to try 20 from Al Jazeera on terrorism charges; Sochi coverage overlooks Russian human rights abuses; in a snowy N'awlins, northern critics get cold shoulder; FCC shift could nix Armstrong Williams' station purchase; Hispanic team anchors English-language newscast; stand-alone Unity convention ruled out for 2016 (1/29/14)


Joy Reid to Host Own Show on MSNBC

Monday, January 27, 2014

The Grio to stay, despite fate of NBC Latino; Morrie Turner, pioneer comic strip creator, dies at 90; hate crimes unit investigates beating of arts journalist; individual racism, not systemic, gets media's attention; Fusion network covering State of Union with puppets; imprisoned journalist says Egypt wants to stifle dissent; reporter barely escapes alive after posing as sex worker (1/27/14)


City Lends Black Community Paper $100,000

Friday, January 24, 2014

Some say accepting government aid crosses ethical line; . . . Bay State Banner says Globe wants to write its obit; report from free Morocco trip: Nation "travels within you"; J-student's response to "MLK Black Party" a hit in Arizona; AP says Zimmerman painting directly copies one of its photos; Affordable Care Act could be boon for local TV ad revenue (1/25/13)


Is "Thug" the Same as the "N-Word"?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Player's comments prompt debate over "T-Word"; Ex-NBC Latino writer questions NBC's commitment; Twitter to capitalize on large user base of people of color; News reports tip us to people to avoid on the King holiday; . . . editor apologizes for photo of black woman as chair; Asian Journalists board committed to a Unity alliance; transgender snafu said to argue for more diversity; insult to Indians escapes outrage of non-Native journalists; Asian Americans represent in Bay Area (1/22/13)

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