Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

How "Overstated" Is Idea of "Acting White"?

Friday, July 25, 2014

In last 20 years, writer says, theory has been debunked; journalist confronts history of his slave-owning family; Gaza crisis boosts ratings 30% for Al Jazeera America; Pinterest, too, pledges to do better on diversity; to a boomer, digital Jet magazine doesn't feel like progress; Stanley Nelson plans film on historically black colleges (7/25/14)

 

Michelle Obama, Top Cover Girl

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Unbroken string of successful magazine images; Israelis take out frustration on foreign correspondents; Israel, Hamas jostle to control social media narrative; anchor swims Rio Grande to make immigration point; race and policing, urban violence endure as issues; Kenneth B. Noble, former N.Y. Times reporter, dies at 60; Twitter joins in disclosing low numbers of blacks, Latinos; photographer's forceful images prompt Internet rage; Smith, Bayless in shoutfest over gay player (7/23/14).

 

Recall of Gaza Reporter Tied to NBC Infighting

Monday, July 21, 2014

Sources cite ratings jitters, not pro-Israel bias; 3 U.S. black journalists covering Gaza Crisis; foreign minister wants Al Jazeera out of Israel; correspondents head for Central America in border crisis; fund created for victims of scam by immigration columnist; "39 Pieces of Advice for Journalists And Writers Of Color"; White House criticism of anonymous sources backfires; columnist apologizes for quoting "chink in the armor"; black journalist preceded Russia Today anchor in resigning (7/21/14);

 

NBC Reverses, Returns Reporter to Gaza

Friday, July 18, 2014

Network's recall was criticized as pro-Israel bias; Michael Feeney, Enid Alvarez laid off at N.Y. Daily News; Color of Change presses Twitter for diversity figures, no consensus on terms for children crossing border, Haitian-American radio listeners bilked, officials say, Kurtz sympathizes with reporter who ad-libbed on dads, CBS announcers free not to say "Redskins"; Essence made mistake in seeking younger audience (7/18/14)

 

Vargas File Might Never Get to Court

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Immigration cases awaiting resolution at all-time high; Detroit Free Press seeks to save high school J-program; reporter quits after comments on young black men, dads; social media pan S.C. story heavy on police account; "Race beat" seemingly on rise at mainstream outlets; ABC casts most diverse season in recent TV history; "stunning" lack of diversity on cable talk shows (7/16/14)

 

Undocumented Vargas Detained Near Border

Monday, July 14, 2014

For three years, authorities have declined to prosecute; Plain Dealer seeking beat writer for LeBron's Cavaliers; Rhonda Lee, fired in hair dustup, finds new weather job; demoted Pam Oliver says disappointment has subsided; five lessons the World Cup broadcasts taught the media; Seigenthaler sent off to music of civil rights movement; BET apologizes to photographer over snub at "BET Awards" (7/14/14)

 

LeBron "Changes Everything" for Cleveland

Friday, July 11, 2014

"I can't recall any other story comparable," editor says; John Seigenthaler dies at 86, legendary advocate on race; director Links "border children" influx to U.S. policy; conservatives fill void in dwindling statehouse coverage; fellowship gives columnist an idea on gun violence; Va. paper supports decision to remove Confederate flag; NABJ members to vote on new constitution; Star-Ledger to move out of Newark; FCC seeks comments on Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal (7/11/14)

 

Disease From Child Migrants Called Unlikely

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Administration disagrees with assertions by columnists; media groups call out Obama on suppression of news; Inquirer promotes Clark, Escobar to managing editors; China signs agreement for study visits from HBCUs; veteran photog, 83, denied credentials at BET Awards; Menendez story could have been smear by Cuban agents; Shawna Thomas given digital role at "Meet the Press"; Jezebel said to miss opportunity for diversity; blogger for Redskins quits after old tweets surface (7/9/14).

 

20th Essence Festival Draws Record 550,000

Monday, July 7, 2014

Event boosts magazine, raises millions for New Orleans; reporter's lament: "Only the white guys get back to me"; NPR stations in a quandary about replacing "Tell Me More"; border-town paper pessimistic on immigration solution; writer: Media deceived by muffling of protests in Brazil; N.Y. monthly's headline refers to Obama with N-word; blacks who achieve are ignored, says Pulitzer winner; president admits journalist jailings hurt Egypt's reputation (7/7/14)

 

Protecting Slavery Is Motive in New July 4 Narrative

Monday, June 30, 2014

Did colonists fear England's moves against black bondage?; C-SPAN3 to cover 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act; judge throws out Zimmerman suit against NBC; diversity of NPR listeners on par with college grads; people of color own 3% of commercial FM stations; news media played role in wrongful convictions; ex-chair says FCC could pull Redskins owner's licenses; El Diario accusations have impreMedia in crisis node; Nigerian government hires U.S. P.R. firm over Boko Haram (6/30/14)

 
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