Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Richard Prince's Book Notes™: Journalists' Holiday Gifts: Teri Agins, Ruben Castaneda, Farai Chideya, Nick Chiles, Nunyo Demasio, Audrey Edwards, Howard W. French, Charisse Jones, Dick Lehr, Betty Medsger, Lisa Frazier Page, Ron Stodghill, Alex Tizon, Caroline Brewer, Todd Steven Burroughs, Dinah Eng, Harold Holzer, Quincy T. Mills, Suzette Martinez Standring (12/15/14).


Photographer Michel du Cille Dies Suddenly in Liberia

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Three-time Pulitzer winner, of Washington Post, was 58; wealth gap between races has widened since recession; Bailon praised for guiding Post-Dispatch in Ferguson crisis; SNCC veterans point to need for coverage of organizing, too; Holder ends effort to compel reporter to name source; First Look Media, criticized for lack of diversity, reverses; Colombian paramilitary group threatens journalists; Miss Nebraska 2015 works as a "video journalist"; journalists advised to "become part of their community" (12/11/14 and 12/12/14)


Torture Report Says CIA Misled Media

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Senate Democrats' study reveals leaks to journalists; Obama pushes back on contentious anchor Jorge Ramos; armed security guards get little oversight, reporters find; CNN's Janelle Rodriguez named to senior post at NBC News; renowned black photographers taking buyouts at N.Y. Times; Alison Bethel McKenzie leaving press-freedom group; Dallas paper asks Latino parents to help cover education; how offensive was that Spanish word used on NPR?; African court rules for reporter in defamation case (12/10/14)


Obama to BET Viewers: Be Patient on Race

Monday, December 8, 2014

Younger African Americans hear message of racial progress; "four lessons from the media's conflicted coverage of race"; few blacks, whites see police-minority relations improving; a D.C. anchor says another one saved her job; St. Louis paper to turn off reader comments to editorials; "If a reporter calls for comment, stall"; African American Film Critics name "Selma" best film; press-freedom group focuses on jailed journalists (12/8/14)


Even Conservative Media Criticize Grand Jury

Friday, December 5, 2014

Lack of indictment in Garner case faulted across spectrum; U.S. photojournalist killed in Yemen by Al Qaeda affiliate; FCC approves 10 minority-, female-owned stations; mass resignations at New Republic magazine; collaboration on Cuban child sex tourism hailed as model; Marion Barry services to be telecast live on Saturday; Washington NFL team to honor sports writer Burwell; Lee May dies at 73, a writer who loved the soil; black company sues AT&T over access to DirecTV (12/5/14)


How Will New York Compare With Ferguson?

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Media attempt perspective after another failure to indict; how federal government racial policies cceated Ferguson; Newseum Collecting artifacts from Ferguson coverage; coverage misstep in Cleveland shooting of boy, 12; Bryan Burwell, Post-Dispatch sports columnist, dies at 59; Wendell Goler retiring after 28 years at White House; Ken Jobe out as news director at Memphis station; NPR's Matt Thompson joining the Atlantic; Carleton Bryant leaves Washington Times after 20 years (12/3/14 and 12/4/14)


What's the Real Story in Ferguson?

Monday, December 1, 2014

Writer raises questions that get at the "why"; writers tackle "hackneyed" meme about black crime; why Woodward doesn't put "President" with "Obama"; critics question terms of ESPN's Janay Rice "get"; director to exit, but N.Y. Times student program to remain; Dyson says black journalists accept Cosby's words on poor; Asian American journalists oppose "illegal immigrant"; Brumsic Brandon Jr., pioneer comics artist, dies at 87 (12/1/14)


Ferguson Prompts More Hatin' on the Media

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Prosecutor, protesters single out cable news, social media; TV critics home in on Don Lemon gaffes; news organizations launch; irrelevant story on boy, 12, fatally shot by police?; free after 40 years thanks to Cleveland reporter's digging; Cosby biographer Mark Whitaker apologizes for omissions; 89% of Latino voters support Obama's immigration move; Sierra Leone citizen journalists share Ebola stories; Cronkite School plans degrees in sports journalism (11/26/14)


Barry Was a Gift to the Media

Monday, November 24, 2014

D.C. journalists say national reporters missed the nuance; CNN, Fox reporters attacked in Ferguson protests; Cosby accusers speak on the record to Washington Post; Indy Star tweaks, then removes cartoon on immigration; Somali journalist, shot twice, denied asylum in U.S. (11/24/14)


Local Stations Spurn Networks, Carry Obama

Friday, November 21, 2014

Rise in viewership approaches 50% on Spanish-language channels; 7 of color apply for buyouts at Philly papers; Cosby developments leave biographer anguished; journalists covering Ferguson win no-interference pledge; Latinos grow more disillusioned over time, survey says; whites distinguish between blacks, African Americans; Native journalists offer tips for reporting on Thanksgiving; Islamic terrorists step up persecution of journalists (11/21/14)

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