Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Drawing Attention to New York's Diversity

Friday, September 20, 2013

New Yorker cover depicts "what we live every day"; NABJ members start website "to help with transparency"; blacks favor health-care law 3 times as much as whites; more nonwhites trust media than whites, Gallup says; in diversity-challenged Iowa, this instructor stands out; China expands tightly controlled media empire into Africa; social media, U.S. youth seen as keys to Africa's image; Ann Curry beats rivals to interview new Iran president (9/20/13)

 

Unity Election Features Historic Candidacy

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

White journalist seeks to lead troubled coalition; Julie Chen says "I don't look less Chinese"; new Miss America considered "too dark" in India; Essence editor: Don't be defined by mainstream images; D.C. mass-killing suspect complained of racism, friend says; new top editor at Time won't discuss diversity; black, Hispanic, youngest kids hit harder by poverty; on new site, readers help pay writers for their work; GOP chair urges party to seek out Hispanic journalists (9/18/13)

 

Familiar Slips in Coverage of D.C. Shootings

Monday, September 16, 2013

Race of suspect broadcast frequently through the day; Essence loses deputy editors in staff changes; The Root falls, Black Planet rises in August web report; Birmingham tributes called "civil rights on the cheap"; nine foreign journalists remain missing in Syria; how the creative director "enhanced" the New Yorker; Darlene Brindle Waties, 51, designed "feisty pages"; Bill Cosby, Don Lemon bond over personal responsibility; "Washington Blackskins" image provokes strong reactions (9/16/13)

 

Station Sorry for "Racism" Toward Julie Chen

Friday, September 13, 2013

Anchor job denied until reporter looked less Asian; fired meteorologist still "keeping options open"; staffers appear to win bid to oust manager of D.C.'s WPFW; blacks, Latinos more upbeat than whites on economy; 2 seek funding for more inclusive Riptide study; Washington Post calls "Redskins" too offensive to tolerate; Whitlock reprimanded by ESPN for comments on SI writer; book, PBS documentary usher in Hispanic Heritage Month; NABJ joins Unity, Univision, AAJA as Ford grantee; complaint: "Africa not allowed to tell its own stories" (9/13/13 and 9/14/13)

 

TV Veteran Lyne Pitts Joins The Root

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Producer, executive named site's interim managing editor (9/12/13); no blacks in the boardroom; NAHJ plans to sit out election for Unity president; Unity joins critics of Riptide project's lack of diversity; majority in instant poll favor Obama's approach on Syria; mayor's race, Obama compete with 9/11 in N.Y.; Ken Moritsugu named AP bureau chief for Japan; Don Lemon joins Joyner show as commentator (9/11/13).

 

No Blacks in the Boardroom

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

News Corp, Google, Amazon, Yahoo, Discovery on the list; NAHJ plans to sit out election for Unity president; Unity joins critics of Riptide project's lack of diversity; majority in instant poll favor Obama's approach on Syria; mayor's race, Obama compete with 9/11 in N.Y.; Ken Moritsugu named AP bureau chief for Japan; Don Lemon joins Joyner show as commentator (9/11/13).

 

Obama Takes to TV as Public Balks on Syria

Monday, September 9, 2013

Univision, Al Jazeera complain they were left out; conflict in Syria becoming a "freelancer's war"; Syrian journalists ask Western help on press freedom; Miami Herald's new Spanish tabloid features "largest hips"; some Mexican-Americans said to spurn census category; E. Steven Collins, "unofficial Philly mayor," dies at 58; another list knocked as too male, too white; ESPN considered, rejected dropping use of "Redskins"; march anniversary left self-esteem issues unaddressed (9/9/13)

 

Radio Ads Try Shaming Redskins on Name

Friday, September 6, 2013

Oneida Nation buys time in cities where team will play; ex-captive journo on Syria: Report about the moderates; N.Y. Times rejects government plea, runs NSA story; D.C. anchor Leon Harris recovers after near-fatal attack; Ohio prison suicide called "escape hatch from justice"; inquiring minds had questions of Post's new owner; women invested in success of Ifill- Woodruff team; after first week, Al Jazeera America faces serious hurdles (9/6/13)

 

Blacks, Latinos Break With Obama on Syria

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., right, shown with Andrea Mitchell of MSNBC, opposes Survey respondents join whites in opposing military action; stories on low-income groups said to miss the big picture; Bezos meets Washington Post staff; diversity not a topic; opinion editor urges writers to protest op-ed cutback; NPR's "LatinoUSA" expands to an hour; N.Y. Times offends in linking "twerking" with race, class; Pinkston, Peterson latest to connect with Al Jazeera; Liberia answers jailed journalist's N.Y. Times op-ed (9/4/13)

 

"The Butler" Tops Box Office for 3rd Weekend

Monday, September 2, 2013

Companion book debuts as N.Y. Times best seller; Balta, Navarrette go at it over NAHJ panel snafu; skeptics cautious on source of Syrian chemical weapons; jailed Liberian editor blasts Sirleaf in N.Y. Times op-ed; Egypt releases, deports 3 from Al Jazeera English; Snowden papers show NSA spying on Al Jazeera, 2 presidents; West calls Sharpton "house Negro of Obama plantation"; Kennedy counters anti-affirmative action arguments; MediaTakeOut: "Basically a creative writing assignment" (9/2/13)

 
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