Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

AP Wins Release of Incriminating Cosby File

Monday, July 6, 2015

"America's dad" admits giving women sedatives for sex; S.C. Senate votes to take down Confederate flag; ESPN moves celebrity tournament from Trump golf club; Whitlock alienated too many other journalists, writer says; nearly half a million party at Essence Festival; Bay Area TV crews robbed while reporting on homicide; Houston examined as example of economic segregation; Detroit Muslims reclaim working-class black neighborhood (7/6/15)


More Dump Trump

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Columnist sees irony in Univision's defense of Mexicans; another reporter quits — can't afford to live on her salary; Nigerian journalist says he was beaten into a coma; journalists advised to add context to church burnings; police killings of mentally ill demonstrate lack of training; textbooks, monuments still lie about Confederacy; Obama opposition to team name thwarts move; 5 reasons Puerto Rico is treated more like a colony; ProPublica offering $4,500 stipends to students of color (7/1/15)


Latinos Applaud NBCU's Trump Dump

Monday, June 29, 2015

Company drops Miss Universe, Miss USA after protests; a Nashville editor tells readers of his same-sex wedding; Johnny and Jamal? This Jamaal defies the code; why some Southern blacks don't mind Confederate flag; . . . didn't talk "heritage" when black areas were razed; Pulitzers' centennial to honor civil rights coverage; HuffPost starts "Black Health Matters" initiative; Bonnie Red Elk championed free press in Indian Country; Bankole Thompson leaves Michigan Chronicle in dispute; opinion editor tracks down story of N.Y.'s first black cop (6/29/15)


Praise for Obama, and Then a Dead Mic

Friday, June 26, 2015

President's eulogy in Charleston made for riveting TV; mindset behind Confederate monuments mirrors that for flags; can't fault media for not reporting Charleston story; were they "plantations" or "slave labor camps"?; news networks in overdrive on same-sex marriage ruling; ProPublica basks in fair housing decision; Trump, Univision battle after insult to Mexicans; Japanese native tells story of Navajo code talkers (6/26/15)


Lester Holt: "It's a Big Deal" to Be Able to Represent

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

New NBC anchor sensitive to race, tech, Western issues; PBS suspends Gates series over Ben Affleck deletion; NABJ president rebukes Don Lemon over N-Word stunt; Charleston paper puts legislators on the record on flag" . . . Confederacy was treason in defense of a deeper crime"; twice as many killed by non-Muslim extremists as Muslims; Washington Post, Univision to partner for '16 coverage; Alessandra Stanley to leave N.Y. Times TV beat; discussion of capitalizing race names is a century old (6/24/15)


S.C. Newspapers Play Role in Flag Debate

Monday, June 22, 2015

The State out front — black paper most hardline; Obama's mention of N-word gets bleeps, headlines; "Meet the Press" blunders with all-black inmate video; Derrick Jackson taking buyout from Boston Globe; Lester Holt starts new role — Max Robinson would approve; NPR reveals WWII experiments on enlisted men of color; Facebook wants applicant of color for each open position; MTV, Vargas plan film on young whites' racial identity; Cari Champion promoted to anchor of "SportsCenter"; Puerto Rican Day planners accept Daily News statement (6/22/15)


In Charleston, Massacre Is a Local Story

Friday, June 19, 2015

Post and Courier has less diversity than 15 years ago; N.Y. Times is fine with calling shootings "terrorism"; does focusing on suspect detract from the victims?; Confederate flag under assault after massacre, ruling; it's official: Lester Holt becomes "Nightly News" anchor; Hispanic groups cut ties with N.Y. Daily News over photo; Toronto police to reinstate past policy on stopping citizens (6/19/15)


Cops Stop Black Journalist 50+ Times

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

First-person story has Toronto poised to change policy; media scramble to cover fatal shooting of 9 in Charleston; states in U.S. said to violate standards on deadly force; N.Y. Times adds details on chokehold death of Eric Garner; reports have Holt as permanent "Nightly News" anchor; Montel Williams says "Today" pitched softballs to Dolezal; Puerto Ricans say "rear view" photo wasn't from parade; local news still "root" of operation at Washington Post; N.Y. Times fashion cover girl is 16, from Angola; anchor loses case challenging his firing over "N" word (6/17/15)


A Journalists Service Corps?

Monday, June 15, 2015

Media can affect a community's confidence in itself; Kierna Mayo, Kyra Kyles named to top Ebony jobs; Rachel Dolezal says she's identified as black since 5 (6/15/15)


How a "Black" White Woman Became a Story

Friday, June 12, 2015

Pacific Northwest outlets made public record requests; Whitlock ousted as editor before his site debuts; at issue: News diversity issues in age of Obama; 61% of mixed-race people don't say "multiracial"; Mirror Awards reflect an industry out of step on diversity; Boodhoo out as Chicago Public Media cancels show; Lyons laid Off from SunSentinel editorial page; APME awards emphasize community engagement; in death, Tamir Rice could be Man of the Year (6/12/15)

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