Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Defending N-Word Use in NFL Puts Writers in Awkward Posture

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Newsrooms don't allow words for which athletes get a pass; in anti-LBGT climate, Uganda paper names "200 top" gays; Hong Kong editor slashed by attacker with meat cleaver; FCC member denies attempt to chill journalists' speech; NAHJ president urges protection of Mexican journalists; Latino leader faults foreign owners of El Diario; "16 women journalists to watch in the Middle East"; "12 Years a Slave" author's kin saw ending on his 3rd try. (2/26/14)

 

Angelo Henderson Praised as a "Doer"

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., told mourners at Angelo Henderson's funeral Monday t Journalism wasn't producing change fast enough; Tamron Hall named co-host for third hour of "Today"; MSNBC shuffles chairs to prepare for new shows; is Don Lemon a possibility for the Piers Morgan slot?; Justice Dept. revises rules for seizures in leak probes; paid summer internships found to be cut nearly by half; NAHJ president scores attacks on journalists in Venezuela; opinion writers debate bigots' letters, rebel symbols; Thomas Picou dies, longtime exec at Chicago Defender. (2/24/14)

 

Gregory Kane, Conservative Voice, Dies at 62

Tuesday, February 18, 2014


Gregory KaneEx-Baltimore Sun writer went against the grain; Brian Williams apologizes to Arsenio Hall; Moroccan editor temporarily free, faces terrorism charges; count for women of color shows "extreme fluctuations"; Sharpe, Marino out, Gonzalez in at "NFL Today" (2/19/14)

 

Jordan Davis Case Lights Up Social Media

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Fear of young black men cited after news of jury verdict; Angelo Henderson Had "basically a heart attack"; new Chicago FM sports talk station still hiring; press freedom, rights groups urge Morocco to free editor; Ray Hanania tries again to organize Arab American journalists; Comcast merger said to target residential Internet market; Supreme Court reporter switches to race relations; Polk award goes to N.Y. Times series on child homelessness (2/17/14)

 

Angelo Henderson Dies, "Buoyant" Pulitzer Winner

Friday, February 14, 2014

Report: Medical examiner cites natural causes, Robin Washington exits as editor of Duluth News Tribune (2/15/14); Double standard in Ray Nagin verdict?; 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)

 

 

Double Standard in Ray Nagin Verdict?

Thursday, February 13, 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

Sunday, February 9, 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?"

Tuesday, February 4, 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

Sunday, February 2, 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)

 
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