Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Gwen Ifill Wins in Candidates' Debate

Friday, February 12, 2016

Co-moderator asks Democrats about white people; Obama live from Illinois on CNN, MSNBC, but not Fox; ex-Mexican president laughs at Trump plan for border wall; NYPD to act after story on barring people from own homes; media begin to cover police killings of Native Americans; . . . stories about Native Americans rare, stereotypical; CNN International Desk staffers must reapply for jobs; Mizzou "town hall" asks white reporters to leave; parents of ex-Little Leaguers sue ESPN, name Smith; should Al Jazeera America have been an app instead? (2/12/16)

 

Now It's the Girls on the Bus

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

NBC's Welker often "the only black woman in the room"; columnists turn attention to deadly football head injuries; . . and others to critics of Beyonce's halftime show; Ferguson urged to end "game of chicken" with Justice Dept.; reporter's own lead problem led to 20-part series; Fusion says it is a majority-minority company; Mexican journalist, mother of two, found dead; rival Pakistani media cooperate to protect one another (2/10/16)

 

Michael Feeney, Mentor With a Purpose

Monday, February 8, 2016

Service in Harlem sanctuary has feel of NABJ meeting; NYU J-students say they were profiled at Rubio event; critic gives CBS "solid grade" for Super Bowl 50 coverage; officials urge change after ProPublica-Daily News report; more exonerated in 2015 than in any other year; Mexicans search for kidnapped reporter, a mother of two; "the mother of all ethnic publications lists" compiled; McCauley leaves Cincy Enquirer for education advocacy; Texas tabloid backs off from publishing police addresses (2/8/16)

 

Barred From Their Own Homes

Friday, February 5, 2016

People of color victimized by NYPD tactic, reporters find; . . . one woman's list of 13 black investigative reporters; Dallas Morning News rehires 10 of 19 people it let go; NABJ, CNN meeting again — association's deficit swells; remembering the sound, if not the face, of Maurice White; AP finds Clinton errs on Wall Street — Sanders on wealthy; little press for U.N. group's call for reparations in U.S.; BuzzFeed finds quiet crackdown on Indian immigrants; diversity coalition expands focus from TV to big screen (2/5/16)

 

CNN Pushes Back on Ted Cruz Allegation

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Texan cites network in spreading falsehood about Carson; reporter fired over fabrications, impersonations; Michael Feeney fund exceeds $20K goal, services set; 10,000 copies of fake, pro-Palestinian N.Y. Times; Danyel Smith, former Vibe editor, joins the Undefeated; . . . Merida: I root for Posties, hope they root for me; Black Lives Matter: Circumventing local media is crucial; media said to downplay Asian American problems; Sinclair establishes $500K scholarship fund for minorities; photographer captures "humanity" of Colombia's FARC (2/3/16)

 

Michael Feeney Fund Quickly Raises $15,000

Monday, February 1, 2016

"Doctors didn't see this coming," mom says of fatal illness; Cruz, Sanders say Iowa results have messages for media; Palin squirms when forced to defend blaming Obama; Marty Baron "grateful" for work of blacks leaving for Undefeated; feds released immigrant teens to traffickers; "welcome To America, now spy on your friends"; "Teesee," Chicago Defender columnist, dies at 80; unpublished photos unveiled for Black History Month; how publishing's whiteness affects our reading, writing; falling tree seriously injures pair on weather story (2/1/15)

 

Michael Feeney of N.Y. News, NABJ Dies at 32

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Michael J. Feeney"You were so about diversity in the newsroom, in life . . ." (1/31/16); whites believed ready for local initiatives on race; Birmingham Times sold to foundation devoted to training; more Michigan water tests above safety benchmarks; HuffPost's editors notes to call Trump a racist, liar; Poynter Institute capitalizes "black" and "white" races; Native writer compares, contrasts for Black History Month; Chicago website finds police broke dashcams; Politico to hire 50 in wake of departures; Lonnae O'Neal, Latoya Peterson joining the Undefeated; book alleges reporters collaborated with apartheid (1/29/16)

 

 

Truth and Reconciliation, American Style

Friday, January 29, 2016

Whites believed ready for local initiatives on race; Birmingham Times sold to foundation devoted to training; more Michigan water tests above safety benchmarks; HuffPost's editors notes to call Trump a racist, liar; Poynter Institute capitalizes "black" and "white" races; Native writer compares, contrasts for Black History Month; Chicago website finds police broke dashcams; Politico to hire 50 in wake of departures; Lonnae O'Neal, Latoya Peterson joining the Undefeated; book alleges reporters collaborated with apartheid (1/29/16)

 

What if the "Militants" Were Not White?

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Response to Oregon standoff has invited comparisons; N.Y. Times could have made "real difference" in Flint; Trump boycott leads to "sense of confusion" at Fox; Gates, ex-defense chief, alarmed by GOP hopefuls; Ta-Nehisi Coates says Clinton repeats "Lost Cause" dogma; effect of Obama order on youth in prison is limited; Variety cover on #OscarsSoWhite: "Shame on Us"; T-shirt photo alters lives of high school girls; Asian American men report race-related obstacles; James Merriweather dies at 64, reporter in Arkansas, Delaware (1/27/16)

 

The White Girls' Shirts Spelled "Ni**er"

Monday, January 25, 2016

Some blur faces -- media "cautious with a hurtful image"; Japanese-Americans still fighting use of "Jap"; frustration builds among blacks in corporate suites; Comcast, BET among best firms for people of color; theory: Trump makes media discuss what they've avoided; Wolf Blitzer says Bernard Shaw changed his life; Wickham wants J-diversity money at black colleges; Flint crisis called part of environmental racism (1/25/16)

 
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