Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

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)


FCC Vote Praised as Saving Jobs, Ownership Diversity

Monday, March 31, 2014

By 3-2, panel takes action against media consolidation; diverse startup adds German conglomerate as backer; new magazine funded by black conservatives, not paper; Chavez film gains following where leader was active; CNN tweets, mistakenly, that soccer star Pele has died; Lonnie White, USC player and L.A. sportswriter, was 49; "one hell of a column" on race and sports; Dade column for The Root pledges social media engagement; statement of Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn (3/31/14)


Time for Change in the Black Press?

Friday, March 28, 2014

Author says papers have not kept up with today's readers; Curry has highest likability among newscasters of color; Ebony apologizes to RNC staffer After Twitter exchange; paper debuts digital magazine for black conservatives; "Restorative narrative" describes coping with trying times; Juju Chang replacing Cynthia McFadden on "Nightline"; is Putin playing to Russian racists with latest move?; Fusion special focuses on crisis in Venezuela; Doris E. Saunders dies at 92, librarian, writer, professor (3/28/14)


ABC News Moves on Diversifying Decision Makers

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Five of color on track to green-light stories, ideas; recovering from beating, arts journalist sees hate crime; online news outlets said to create 5,000 jobs; FCC chair Says his plan means more minority ownership; Indian country scoffs at team owner's plans for foundation; Marsh to retire after career at Gannett, Freedom Forum Paula Madison meets, films Chinese part of her family (3/26/14)


Armstrong Williams Fears Losing TV Stations

Friday, March 21, 2014

To please critics, Sinclair retreats on pledge to sell; NABJ leader "concerned" about Media General-LIN merger; with 77% approval, blacks are biggest backers of ACA; video games said to reflect media view of blacks as violent; NPR ombudsman urges that "Redskins" be avoided; students Say TMZ insults Mexicans, community colleges; Sheila Johnson wants students to watch public affairs (3/21/14)


FAMU Partners for 24-Hour Black News Channel

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Trustees approve 11-year collaboration with J.C. Watts; Cooke reportedly in line for "CBS Evening News" producer; Jackson, at Hewlett-Packard, pushes for high-tech diversity; Liggins gives Howard U. Communications School $4 million; Byron Pitts wins McGruder diversity award; ESPN ombudsman urges more on sports issues, not less; Miami Herald finds 477 kids died from state's inattention; black press says Obama disrespects by not giving interview (3/19/14)


N.Y. Times Vet Keller Calls Diversity a Must at His Startup

Monday, March 17, 2014

Bill Keller in 2011, as New York Times executive editor (Credit: CUNY Grad Schoo"Clear journalistic advantage" in writing about justice; on Ukraine's fringe is forgotten figure — David Duke; Obama administration censoring files more than ever; L.A. earthquake leaves anchors all shook up; defiant Pacifica leader won't allow "coup" to proceed; Tiffany Wu to lead Reuters America desk; reporting on Asian Americans better explains racism (3/17/14)


Diversity Protests Get Startups' Attention

Friday, March 14, 2014

Alarm sounded at expansion of young white male network; after "a couple" of layoffs, Essence adds editors; Lemon one of four to try Out Piers Morgan's CNN slot; ex-Politico writer finds working retail nasty, brutish; harassment of journalists continues in Crimea; NAHJ appeals for aid to member widowed by blast; Clyburn seeks compromise on joint service agreements; Bert Medley, online journalism pioneer, dies at 69 (3/14/14)


Ex-Vibe Editor Out at Essence

Monday, March 10, 2014

Emil Wilbekin's exit confirmed after companywide layoffs; Aaron McGruder's latest, "Black Jesus," picked up for TV; how civil rights movement expanded freedom of the press; journalists facing harassment, intimidation in Crimea; Juan Williams defends Armstrong Williams' station ownership; are entertainment reporters forgetting the journalism? (3/10/14)


Bill Whitaker to Join "60 Minutes"

Friday, March 7, 2014

30-Year correspondent follows Ed Bradley, Byron Pitts; Guatemalan says he was mislabeled as immigration agent; CNN gives Don Lemon 5-week run in prime time; digital divide aided by lack of parental savvy; Dallas anchor signs off before national audience; RTDNA director, NABJ leader differ on "shared services"; "12 Years a Slave," N-word continue to feed commentary; Oregonian editor Peter Bhatia leaving to teach in Arizona (3/7/14)

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