Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

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)


Retorts to "You Spend Too Much Time on Race"

Friday, June 27, 2014

Race-studies scholars share their responses to the haters; people of color own 3% of commercial TV stations; Tamron Hall wears natural hair for first time on "Today"; Benjamin Chavis named interim CEO of black-press group; World Cup ratings put games among elite sports telecasts; Univision president speaks out on child refugees; foreign-language press thrives; readers may not be online; 42% of top companies link compensation to diversity goals; network news says "billionaire" 4 times more than "poverty" (6/27/14)


Black Media Aided Nail-Biting Miss. Victory

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

$20,000 in ads, social media helped GOP senator; Latino group produces camera-ready experts in 12 markets; petition urges Univision, Telemundo to include Afro-Latinos; in rare move, Asian American journalists president seeks 2nd term; Marshall Project hires first journalist of color; jailing of journalists threatens Egypt's foreign aid; Detroit News becomes latest to drop "Redskins"; Tampa Bay Times' Ivan Penn honored for business writing; Eric Brown, Chicago radio sportscaster, dies at 58 (6/25/14)


Egypt Gives Al Jazeera Journalists 7-10 Years

Monday, June 23, 2014

President el-Sissi declares he won't interfere with ruling; Heart & Soul pays writer, says it hopes to rise again; Mekahlo Medina sole seeker of NAHJ presidency; Calif. auditor confirms investigative report on sterilizations; Canadian band's idea fits Redskins controversy to a T; Craigslist a window into uncensored thoughts on race; CBS Report spotlights racism in stands at World Cup; N.Y. Post unrepentant in Central Park Five case (6/23/14)


Who Wants to Buy a TV Station?

Friday, June 20, 2014

Six outlets for sale at "nominal" price to diverse buyers; Omar Tyree, co-writer of Marion Barry memoir, is a believer; no blacks in N.Y. Times freelancer's piece on Detroit; "Freedom Summer" 50th anniversary begins; immigrants no longer majority of Hispanic workers; Chicago Tribune questions decision on Redskins trademark; residents interviewed along with cops — novel idea?; in Britain, BBC ramps up diversity efforts; editor of state-controlled paper arrested in Zimbabwe (6/20/14)


Black Research Treasure Falls on Hard Times

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Joint Center's interim president working for free; blows to Redskins from Trademark Office, Seattle Times; Yahoo, LinkedIn disclose tiny figures for blacks, Hispanics; stories about Latinos mostly about crime, undocumented; Univision responds on questionable World Cup language; Subrata De, Brian Williams producer, now an ABC News VP; writer sees humor in GOP chair's plans to address NABJ; study links television crime to increase in real-life fear (6/18/14)


Final Jet Magazine Never Reached Some Shelves

Monday, June 16, 2014

Hudson's stores, most often found in airports, were not affected by the shutdownDistributor shuts down, frustrating many on East Coast; "People all over town are wearing . . . our front page"; Baquet undergoes surgery to remove tumor from kidney; Kevin Weston dies after battle with rare cancer, transplant; Daryl Gale, city editor of Philly Tribune, dies at 55; more TV stations originating news — local radio news down; Hispanics called most marginalized in U.S. election. (6/16/14)

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