Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Detroit's Stephen Henderson Wins Pulitzer for Commentary

Sunday, April 13, 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

Thursday, April 10, 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

Tuesday, April 8, 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

Sunday, April 6, 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

Thursday, April 3, 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

Tuesday, April 1, 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

Sunday, March 30, 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?

Thursday, March 27, 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

Tuesday, March 25, 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)

 
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