Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Are You Ready for Kanye vs. Trump?

Friday, September 4, 2015

New Yorker cover imagines the unimaginable for 2020; double standard seen in use of graphic videos; Charleston paper urges death penalty over massacre; FBI agents call after story on Black Lives Matter; journalists "pushed away" from migrants at train; Díaz-Balart might survive MSNBC daytime shakeup; singing for the pope; media covering Obama in Alaska missed tribal story; Oakland residents trained as correspondents for 4th year (9/4/15)


Roker Show Pulled; Followed Dispute Over Katrina

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Weatherman challenged downplaying of anniversary; photos of drowned toddler too powerful not to show; Trump lashes out at Abdul-Jabbar after critical essay; station uploads video of fatal police shooting of citizen; anchor tells viewers why she says it the Spanish way; who says Vester Flanagan was mentally ill?; Harris Faulkner sues toy company over use of name; AM broadcasters want action on access to FM dial; Olympics not factored in for NABJ-NAHJ convention (9/2/15)


Media Fan Anti-Police Attitudes, Critics Say

Monday, August 31, 2015

Some on right link reporting to Texas deputy's slaying; Editorial writer: "Birthright citizenship" issue is personal; stories on Va. shooter say co-workers offered help; wrong man's photo circulated as Va. on-air shooter; media coverage of Katrina said to fail, like the levees; military writers honor package on troops' "moral injury"; that line about armor and other Asian American issues; Sharpton to keep same salary for doing one Show weekly; six black women on covers of September magazines (8/31/15)


How Katrina Changed Journalists' Values

Friday, August 28, 2015

Ten years ago, people wandered along Interstate 10 near the Superdome to escapeNews director: "New level of expectation for myself . . ."; "We can probably screen more," G.M. at WDBJ-TV says; Egypt sentences Al Jazeera journalists to three years; "anchor babies" number thousands, not millions; Twitter sets 11% goal for "underrepresented minorities"; Oklahoma J-school presses diversity after racist video; U. of Texas gets OK to move Jefferson Davis statue; Mass communications student slain at Savannah State; Dallas Weekly passes torch to become "DW," "like a GQ"; Liberian journalists protest public floggings of reporters (8/28/15)


A Black "Human Powder Keg" Needed Help

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Va. shooting raises issue of race, mental health . . . a live shot is an "exercise in vulnerability"; Sharpton losing daily MSNBC show, moving to Sundays; Spanish-language media vent rage at Trump; Asian men, black women underrepresented in magazines; canister-thrower in iconic Ferguson photo is charged; survey finds racial divide on recovery from Katrina; answering critics, Dr. Dre says misogyny is behind him; press in Indian Country operates under different rules (8/26/15)


Connecting Trump With White Supremacists

Monday, August 24, 2015

New Yorker magazine is latest to explore ties; NAHJ knocks "anchor babies" term — Bush says he means Asians; Birmingham News sheds last black city desk reporter; right-wing sites force activist to disclose private past; "News One Now" to air at 4 a.m. on West Coast; debating "Black," refugee/migrant and Latino/Hispanic; why writers, publications still need copy editors; NABJ unhappy after meeting in Chicago over column; Tony Gleaton dies, photographed African diaspora (8/24/15)


Covering Black Tragedy Takes a Toll

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

More newsroom diversity would ease the burden; video shows confrontation between Clinton, activists; veteran Rep. Louis Stokes dies, dad to two journalists; smaller newspapers typically have no reporters of color; "News One Now" to compete with morning news shows; public urged to spread flower petals in Bond tribute; . . . N.Y. Times regrets using "slave mistress" in Bond obit; Chicago columnist misfires, offends with Katrina analogy; reporter says a good vetting would make Trump vanish; journalists seeking asylum often left in limbo (8/19/15)


Bond Urged Journalists to "Slay the Dragon"

Monday, August 17, 2015

Civil rights icon, 75, gravitated toward media; white journalists respond to canards about J-groups; AAJA to join with vote group in Las Vegas for '16; Politico has "whitest newsroom I have ever worked in"; "Brown Lives Matter" too, but it's complicated; after journalist's killing, has Mexico hit bottom?; despite degree, wealth gap greets black, Hispanic grads (8/17/15)


Dutch Paper Uses "N-Word" In Reviewing Coates Book

Friday, August 14, 2015

Atlantic writer has defended term, but not used like that; Asian Americans in "candid convos" on newsroom coping; reporter among 6 killed as 5 burst into Mexican bar; suspect held in televised robbery of Bay Area news crews; blacks, whites split on protection offered by gun ownership; Apple workforce is 8% black, 7% Latino; paper punctures Jindal's defense of Confederate statues; Gates Foundation gives $4.7M for African newsrooms (8/14/15)


A Pulitzer to "the Voice of White Los Angeles"

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

In '65 Watts coverage, race complexities eluded L.A. Times; black men account for 40% of unarmed killings by police; Cincinnati outlets want video released of officer's slaying; Obama writes letter to editor on voting rights; bilingual Texas educator chosen for J-diversity award; visit to Prince studio was possible "memory of a lifetime"; Carolina Garcia to retire as M.E. of L.A. Newspaper Group; judge tosses $20 billion suit against Sharpton, Comcast (8/12/15)

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