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More to the Story of Jackie Robinson West

Monday, February 16, 2015

Writers link circumstances to conditions on South Side; Ta-Nehisi Coates wins Polk Award for reparations story; Carr died of complications from lung cancer, autopsy says; bringing the New Yorker icon into the 21st century; ratings fall for "NBC Nightly News" after Williams exit; studies show we're influenced by movie "facts" that aren't; we're already having national conversation on race; Southern Chinese lion dancing for the New Year; "SNL40" sets record, but how many Latinos? (2/16/15)

 

David Carr Nurtured Young Black Journalists

Friday, February 13, 2015

N.Y. Times columnist boosted Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jelani Cobb; in 24 hours, Obama's goofy video gets 25 million views; Obama critical of HBCUs in meeting with Black Caucus; pundits abroad call western media slow on N.C. killings; media dig for further Brian Williams untruths; 30 news outlets agree to rules for freelancers in war zones; black ex-CIA officer, accused of leaking, appeals conviction; story previews Whitlock's site on race, sports, culture (2/13/15)

 

Lester Holt to Be on Air 7 Days This Week

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Some say time is right for NBC News workhorse; killing of three Muslims in N.C. becomes global story; Dino Chiecchi among those exiting San Antonio paper; Obama said to loathe columnist Maureen Dowd; year-old story popular in wake of religious attacks in Paris; after 411 days, Egypt grants bail to Al Jazeera journalists; Todd found to bring more diversity to "Meet the Press"; NAHJ board member sees "Afro-Latina" identity as gift (2/11/15)

 

Why "White" and "Colored" Sections on the Memorial?

Monday, February 9, 2015

Black History Month a good time to illuminate the present; Lester Holt fills in at NBC as Brian Williams crisis deepens; Johnson Publishing finds its corporate base shrinking; "Fresh Off the Boat" ratings impressive in debut; Martin says ethics rules on speaker fees miss nuance; NPR chief says all programs should contain "different voices";  a cultural disconnect in evaluating Beyonce's gospel; delay in Nigerian elections laid to Boko Haram; Time Inc. workers rally around laid-Off ill co-worker (2/9/15)

 

Race a Part of the Brian Williams Equation

Friday, February 6, 2015

Some wonder whether double standard is at work; Fox site gets twice its normal traffic showing immolation; secretive White House effort blindsided FCC on neutrality; comic Wilmore apologizes for segment on black women; InStyle explains lightened Kerry Washington cover; lack of journalists leads to "glaring gaps" in Nigeria news; journalists caught in Dominican Republic ethnic crackdown; domestic worker wins fellowship for her photography (2/6/15)

 

Racial Split Over "I Am Charlie"

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

U.S. nonwhites opposed publishing Muhammad cartoons; Fox shows graphic images of pilot's immolation; FCC chair would have no fast or slow lanes on web; N.Y. Times picks Gilbert Cruz for revived T.V. editor Job; Brian Williams apologizes for false, oft-told tale; new gaffe undermines defense of Lemon as "Geraldo 2.0"; Vanity Fair has "perfected" formula for its Hollywood issue; Nigeria urged to ensure access for foreign journalists; Al Jazeera examines commercialization of blackness (2/4/15)

 

O'Reilly Accused of Smearing Pinkston

Monday, February 2, 2015

Fox News pundit links Al Jazeera reporters, terrorism; 20 groups fault coverage of Muslim response to Paris violence; Egypt frees foreign journalist, but colleagues remain; Super Bowl again records biggest adience in TV history; Native journalists win apology over headline; story on foot commuter generates $80,000 in donations; white editors, black journalists share Black History Month (2/2/15)

 

ISIS Says It Executed Japanese Journalist

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Video underscores danger in reporting from Syria (1/31/15); BET, MadameNoire, The Root win in 2014; "liberal" New Republic magazine acknowledges racist past; TV One pushes envelope on language during daylight hours; Coleman named ombudsman at Corp. for Public Broadcasting; Public editor: time" for N.Y. Times to kill race Beat; "ideal viewer" is white female cardboard cutout; NPR gives platform to critic of "white" public radio voice; Japan, Jordan scramble as hostage deadline passes (1/30/15)

 

 

BET, MadameNoire, The Root Win in 2014

Friday, January 30, 2015

Pop culture still an attraction for black Web visitors; "liberal" New Republic magazine acknowledges racist past; TV One pushes envelope on language during daylight hours; Coleman named ombudsman at Corp. for Public Broadcasting; Public editor: time" for N.Y. Times to kill race beat; "ideal viewer" is white female cardboard cutout; NPR gives platform to critic of "white" public radio voice; Japan, Jordan scramble as hostage deadline passes (1/30/15)

 

"Race Beat" Up in the Air at N.Y. Times?

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

News outlets split on best ways to cover the topic; black journalist joining editor's ranks at The Nation; columnist challenges Charles Blow on omission; Islamic State releases message from Japanese journalist; Al Jazeera said to tell staff to avoid words like "terrorist"; the whiteness of the "public radio voice"; Duchesne Drew, a Star Tribune M.E., leaving for foundation; "Empire" becomes first black drama hit on broadcast TV (1/28/15)

 
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MIJE/POLITICO/AU 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.