Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Ken Bunting Dies; Ex-Seattle P-I Editor Collapses at Tennis

Monday, April 21, 2014

Ken BuntingVeteran journalist, 65, worked in Texas, L.A., Ohio, Mo.; Slate raises hackles speculating on Hispanics, whiteness; UNC sets May 3 memorial service for Chuck Stone; ethnic weeklies invited to display front pages at Newseum; Indian from India meets Indians from America; Heartland Project Links a Prom to Demographic Change (4/21/14)

 

Feds Shut Down Unlicensed Black FM Station

Friday, April 18, 2014

Unhappy Mass. governor defends "important voice"; Pulitzers also spotlighted good journalism About Race; García Márquez: being a journalist kept "sense of reality"; Egyptian journalists protest becoming targets of violence; rum brand sponsors site on off-court NBA lifestyles; L'Opinión second to be called upon at White House; media found to cater to biases rather than shaping them; S. African press hero alarmed by political moves on media (4/18/14)

 

Navajos Stage Benefit With Redskins' Cash

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Others pull out on learning of source of funds; Crain's Cleveland asks input after "awful" job on diversity; NYPD disbands Muslim-tracking unit exposed by AP; whites should discuss race, but not act high and mighty; multiplatform site to "defy stereotypes" of fathers of color; SPJ honors disputed story criticizing minority media group (4/16/14)

 

Detroit's Stephen Henderson Wins Pulitzer for Commentary

Monday, April 14, 2014

Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press columnist, takes a congratulatory phone caFree Press columnist wrote passionately about fiscal crisis; all-white "Fox News Sunday" panel takes up issue of race; ESPN analyst writes of being profiled in his own driveway; the new L.A. Register — a picture of diversity?; Obama stops saying women earn 77 cents to a man's dollar; Robin Roberts on gay disclosure: "You gotta live your life" (4/14/14)

 

Guild: Gender, Race Pay Gaps Nearly Gone

Friday, April 11, 2014

African American women are said to be paid 64 cents, and Hispanic women only 54 In newsrooms, "still a small tilt in merit pay to men"; Rich Holden, diversity champion at Dow Jones, let go; Al Jazeera America lays off dozens in restructuring; White House press to honor black reporter once barred; Obama's LBJ speech a reminder of gap in perceived progress; anchors "lock horns" on responsibility for deportations; Lisa Ling to join CNN in prime-time shakeup; journalists meeting becomes memorial to Chuck Stone (4/11/14)

 

Tabloids Sensationalize Sharpton Charges

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Activist says, "I wasn't with the rats — I'm a cat"; Western media's failures contributed to Rwanda genocide; Chavis scores author, columnist in defending black press; "Borderland" retraces steps of dead would-be migrants; CNN developing news show to be viewed, shared on Twitter; to cartoonist, Cleveland mascot scene looked familiar; more blacks gain health insurance under new law; Ralph Matthews Jr., Afro Newspapers editor, dies at 87 (4/9/14)

 

Lack of Coverage Costs Lives

Monday, April 7, 2014

Inattention worsening humanitarian crises, officials say; at his old paper, Chuck Stone gets front-page treatment; TV host discovers she's granddaughter of Nat "King" Cole; Toledo Blade sues government over mistreatment of staffers; after editor shift, El Nuevo Herald ramps up editorials; exiled Ecuadorean journalist protests Correa's visit to U.S.; AAJA's George Kiriyama leaves NBC Bay Area station. (4/7/14)

 

Legendary Journalist Chuck Stone Dies at 89

Saturday, April 5, 2014

"A firebrand with unassailable journalistic credentials" (4/6/14); Hispanic conference says "never mind" to Navarrette; Roy Johnson rebounds to lead sports at Ala. Media Group; Adams Simmons of Plain Dealer promoted to company post; Star- Ledger cuts 167 jobs — 40 in newsroom; AP team uncovers secret U.S. government program in Cuba; won't utter shooter's name, but will say it sounds Latino; women-to-men ratio higher for journalists of color; 12 schools awarded grants to collaborate with communities (4/4/14)

 

Contrarian Columnist Disinvited Again

Friday, April 4, 2014

Hispanic conference says "never mind" to Navarrette; Roy Johnson rebounds to lead sports at Ala. Media Group; Adams Simmons of Plain Dealer promoted to company post; Star- Ledger cuts 167 jobs — 40 in newsroom; AP team uncovers secret U.S. government program in Cuba; won't utter shooter's name, but will say it sounds Latino; women-to-men ratio higher for journalists of color; 12 schools awarded grants to collaborate with communities (4/4/14)

 

A Diverse List of Peabody Winners

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Public radio's 'This   Amerian Life' visited Harper High School in Chicago, which lost 29 current and recent students to gun violenc People of color were subjects, creators of excellence; survey of Latino journalists finds "guarded optimism"; conservative group paints Telemundo, Univision as liberal; Digital First ends local-news experiment, staffers seek jobs; in survey, blacks see media portrayals as negative; black kids least advantaged, Asian Americans best in study; Fox corrects misleading chart on health care; broadcasters call FCC decision "arbitrary and capricious" (4/2/14)

 
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