Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

How Will New York Compare With Ferguson?

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Media attempt perspective after another failure to indict; how federal government racial policies cceated Ferguson; Newseum Collecting artifacts from Ferguson coverage; coverage misstep in Cleveland shooting of boy, 12; Bryan Burwell, Post-Dispatch sports columnist, dies at 59; Wendell Goler retiring after 28 years at White House; Ken Jobe out as news director at Memphis station; NPR's Matt Thompson joining the Atlantic; Carleton Bryant leaves Washington Times after 20 years (12/3/14 and 12/4/14)

 

What's the Real Story in Ferguson?

Monday, December 1, 2014

Writer raises questions that get at the "why"; writers tackle "hackneyed" meme about black crime; why Woodward doesn't put "President" with "Obama"; critics question terms of ESPN's Janay Rice "get"; director to exit, but N.Y. Times student program to remain; Dyson says black journalists accept Cosby's words on poor; Asian American journalists oppose "illegal immigrant"; Brumsic Brandon Jr., pioneer comics artist, dies at 87 (12/1/14)

 

Ferguson Prompts More Hatin' on the Media

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Prosecutor, protesters single out cable news, social media; TV critics home in on Don Lemon gaffes; news organizations launch FergusonNext.com; irrelevant story on boy, 12, fatally shot by police?; free after 40 years thanks to Cleveland reporter's digging; Cosby biographer Mark Whitaker apologizes for omissions; 89% of Latino voters support Obama's immigration move; Sierra Leone citizen journalists share Ebola stories; Cronkite School plans degrees in sports journalism (11/26/14)

 

Barry Was a Gift to the Media

Monday, November 24, 2014

D.C. journalists say national reporters missed the nuance; CNN, Fox reporters attacked in Ferguson protests; Cosby accusers speak on the record to Washington Post; Indy Star tweaks, then removes cartoon on immigration; Somali journalist, shot twice, denied asylum in U.S. (11/24/14)

 

Local Stations Spurn Networks, Carry Obama

Friday, November 21, 2014

Rise in viewership approaches 50% on Spanish-language channels; 7 of color apply for buyouts at Philly papers; Cosby developments leave biographer anguished; journalists covering Ferguson win no-interference pledge; Latinos grow more disillusioned over time, survey says; whites distinguish between blacks, African Americans; Native journalists offer tips for reporting on Thanksgiving; Islamic terrorists step up persecution of journalists (11/21/14)

 

A Bad Day for Don Lemon, Bill Cosby

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

CNN host sorry for question; beloved dad becomes pariah; broadcast networks opt out of Obama's immigration speech; coverage of Ebola plummeted after midterms; NBC's senior leadership team not so colorful; company pulls ads From KSTP-TV over "#Pointergate"; USA Today finds widespread racial disparity in arrests; Sharpton calls N.Y. Times report on his taxes misleading; NPR looks at Asian motivations for eyelid surgery; 14 Nigerian journalists abducted by youth gang (11/19/14)

 

Downsized Unity Shrinks Further: Conventions Out, Ending an Era

Monday, November 17, 2014

Executive director out as part of "restructuring"; journalists unimpeded by Ferguson state of emergency; Cosby's lawyer dismisses "decade-old, discredited" charges; Henri Cauvin named city editor at N.Y. Times; police attack journalists covering Mexico protests; Mike Wise, white writer, joins Whitlock's "Black Grantland"; 3 journalists of color hired for "Black Grantland"; Smith says player will "never have the last word over us"; ethnic newspaper reinvents itself as cultural institution (11/17/14 and 11/18/14))

 

Advice J-Students Can Take to the Bank

Friday, November 14, 2014

Black columnists offer tips for success in changing field; "What's your propaganda?" filmmaker asks J-students; in Washington Post piece, woman accuses Cosby of rape; on net neutrality, could cure be worse than disease?; Conde Nast to pay $5.8 million to 7,500 ex-interns; Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Medal of Freedom; HistoryMakers receives $1.6 million to talk up black success; Washington Post debuts interactive project on "N-word"; at protest, station owner defends #Pointergate (11/14/14)

 

Diversity at Top of PBS News Operation

Friday, November 7, 2014

Marie Nelson named VP of news, public affairs; In "Pointergate"; station sees mayor's gesture as gang sign; Hispanics remain Democratic, but Republicans make gains; Sharpton meets with Obama the day after Democratic losses; Michelle Tan named editor in chief of Seventeen; ESPN to air special on domestic violence; Central African Republic is world's forgotten crisis; exception taken to Jill Abramson remarks on women of color (11/7/14)

 

Demographic Changes Trump Midterms

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

GOP base still a shrinking portion of electorate; landslide thwarts Paul DeMain's bid for Wis. Senate; from Hopis to Gullahs, low-power radio coming soon; Jill Abramson says Alessandra Stanley has tough job; Chang named "print editor" for N.Y. Times Metro section; new assignments for 4 of color in NPR newsroom; Amazon managers 75 percent white, 18 percent Asian; apology for lack of white men in catcalling video (11/5/14)

 
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MIJE/POLITICO Journalism Training Program

The Maynard Institute will partner again in 2015 with POLITICO and American University to run the POLITICO Journalism Institute, a program that will bring  a dozen promising college students from around the country for training in covering politics and government.

The program will run from June 5-12. Expenses including transportation and housing will be covered. The application deadline is May 8.

"Expanding the diversity of the press corps that covers Washington continues to be a critical need. We are pleased to partner again with POLITICO and American University and build on the success of last year’s program in training a new generation of journalists, said Maynard Institute acting executive director Evelyn Hsu.

More information about the program and a link to the application is here.