Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

"Why Police Will Continue to Arrest Journalists"

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

In Ferguson, press corps has become its own story; AP decides not to refer to Brown, 18, as "teenager"; Native American sees parallels in Michael Brown case; executed journalist called "martyr for freedom"; major media ignore provocative book on slavery's link to 1776; Vargas, 10 others ask for deportation deferrals; 5 children slain after deportation to Honduras; BuzzFeed boasts a dozen Latino staff bylines (8/20/14)


NBC Returning the Grio to Original Owners

Monday, August 18, 2014

Revamp to feature breaking news video, tie to social media; blacks, whites divided on significance of Ferguson; . . . police continue to threaten journalists; . . . author rebuked as he uses Ferguson to plug book; "black people don't work for Politico"; Asian American journalists form Sports Task Force (8/18/14)


Do Asian American Journalists Have a Stake in Ferguson Story?

Friday, August 15, 2014

Police slaying, aftermath are Topic A outside convention; after delays, police name officer who killed Michael Brown; Balta, Ericksen debate NAHJ award to Fox News Latino; AAJA's Sharon Chan named to new position at Seattle Times (8/15/14)


2 Reporters Detained, Released in Ferguson

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Washington Post's Lowery tweets he "can't shake anger"; AP journalist is first reporter killed in Israel-Gaza conflict; key figure in story on blacks and AIDS changes account; Navarrette blasts NAHJ over award to Fox News Latino; sports reporter Nate Taylor hired at SunSentinel; social media give more a venue to challenge yellowface; back from suspension, Le Batard has a sly message (8/13/14)


St. Louis Teen's Killing Raises Newsroom Diversity Issue

Monday, August 11, 2014

Editor says inclusion could increase community contacts; 13 editors go on record about diversity in their newsrooms; do Latinos dance in costume to the polls?; Jesse Jackson defends rights groups on net neutrality; don't know much about . . . geography; NFL's Kansas City Chiefs reach out to tribes; after 49 years, S. African's remains to return home; Lester Holt jams with the Roots on "The Tonight Show" (8/11/14)


NAHJ Co-Founder Calls Award to Fox a "Farce"

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Charles Ericksen says media firms don't deserve honors (8/9/14); MSNBC chief promises change for Latinos; Latinos-as-white stories called damaging as well as wrong; Barnett named executive editor of Whitlock's ESPN site; ESPN suspends Le Batard over Billboard mocking LeBron (8/8/14)



MSNBC Chief Promises Change for Latinos

Friday, August 8, 2014

Phil Griffin, president of MSNBC, tells the National Association of Hispanic Jou Griffin pledges that show hosts will meet with Hispanics; Latinos-as-white stories called damaging as well as wrong; Barnett named executive editor of Whitlock's ESPN site; ESPN suspends Le Batard over Billboard mocking LeBron (8/8/14)


Journalists' Role Reversal: Dining at White House

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

8 from Fourth Estate join 400 honoring African leaders; . . . "pool" report gives press corps lowdown on the dinner; after corporate split, some Gannett staffers must reapply; Indian Country publication sorry for "rate that genocide"; job seekers of color still have harder time; Nexstar selling Indiana TV station to black broadcaster; how Sacramento morning anchor's life turned sour; Walker, formerly of McClatchy-Tribune, lands at Scripps (8/6/14)


Grio Columnist Makes Plagiarism Accusation; Howard U. Radio Station Apologizes

Monday, August 4, 2014

WHUR-FM removes disputed posting; website spotlights "qualified," savvy journalists of color; . . . consider diversity when deciding on making gifts; LaToya Valmont, Essence veteran, named M.E. of Glamour; Ebola outbreak could dominate visit by African leaders; Washington Post examines black gays' high HIV rate; Smith comments exemplify erosion of thoughtful discourse; Redksins' website on team name gets 3 Pinocchios (8/4/14)


NABJ Gives "Thumbs Down" Award to NPR

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Al Jazeera America praised for "best practices" (8/2/14); Andrew Young, at NABJ, stands by "smart-ass white boys" remarks of 30 years ago; NABJ members vote to penalize errant board reps (8/1/14); NABJ, NAHJ move toward joint convention (7/31/14)

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MIJE/POLITICO/AU Journalism Training Program

The Maynard Institute will partner again in 2015 with POLITICO and American University to run the POLITICO Journalism Institute, a program that will bring  a dozen promising college students from around the country for training in covering politics and government.

The program will run from June 5-12. Expenses including transportation and housing will be covered. The application deadline is May 8.

"Expanding the diversity of the press corps that covers Washington continues to be a critical need. We are pleased to partner again with POLITICO and American University and build on the success of last year’s program in training a new generation of journalists, said Maynard Institute acting executive director Evelyn Hsu.

More information about the program and a link to the application is here.