Richard Prince's Journal-isms™ 2010

Oprah's New Network Lays Historic Marker

Friday, December 31, 2010

NAHJ board member's "open letter" criticizes leadership (1/1/11); OWN's debut advances black media ownership; NAMME group of media executives plans to dissolve; . . . 4 more journalism groups say they're in the black; Teena Marie's whiteness provokes commentary, confusion; Scott Sisters saga labeled "underreported story"; Fox's Tucker Carlson says Michael Vick should be executed; journalists under growing pressure in Ivory Coast conflict; reporters increasingly used as "bargaining chips"; how to put some color in those online J-conferences (12/31/10)

 

Miss. Governor Orders Scott Sisters Freed

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Slow-building national media campaign bears fruit (12/29/10); Asian journalists turn deficit into surplus; sports journalism program becomes a minor at Morehouse; Obama, Hillary Clinton are Americans' most admired; Haiti story tops with public, though not with news editors; Spanish-language supermarket tabloid folds; "celebrating diversity" makes list of tired phrases (12/27/10)

 

Diversity's Greatest Hits, 2010

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

A year in the quest for a news media that looks like America (12/29/10)

 

Asian Journalists Turn Deficit Into Surplus

Monday, December 27, 2010

President proclaims AAJA "stronger than ever"; sports journalism program becomes a minor at Morehouse; Obama, Hillary Clinton are Americans' most admired; Haiti story tops with public, though not with news editors; Spanish-language supermarket tabloid folds; "celebrating diversity" makes list of tired phrases (12/27/10)

 

Tweets Drive News of Teena Marie Death

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Old-fashioned reporting follows buzz in social media (12/26/10) Gulf oil spill voted year's top story; was Obama's year "terrible, horrible, no good"?; top "underreported story": Designs on the U.S. dollar; do the electric slide with columnist and his readers; gay, lesbian journalists group to end 2010 with a surplus; Reginald Stuart follows Kemba Smith, 10 years later; FCC chairman signals approval of Comcast-NBC merger (12/24/10)

 

Gulf Oil Spill Voted Year's Top Story

Friday, December 24, 2010

Haiti makes AP editors' top 10, but immigration doesn't; was Obama's year "terrible, horrible, no good"?; top "underreported story": Designs on the U.S. dollar; do the electric slide with columnist and his readers; gay, lesbian journalists group to end 2010 with a surplus; Reginald Stuart follows Kemba Smith, 10 years later; FCC Chairman Signals Approval of Comcast-NBC Merger (12/24/10)

 

NAHJ Projects $240,000 Deficit for the Year

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Board of journalist group is warned against leaking to media; Stephen A. Smith gives up Fox Sports Radio show; exits of Washington Post stars point to diversity "priority"; reports from Freedom Forum show "extraordinary spending"; did a victorious Obama send a signal on immigration?; Obama promises pro-gay administrative actions; the "story" on net neutrality decision varies by outlet; three former interns press AP on minority recruitment; right-wing media said to rush to Barbour's defense; so you want to be a journalist?; Vegas TV critic decries "Hispanic-free" anchor teams (12/22/10)

 

Waters Says Don't Trust Comcast on Diversity

Monday, December 20, 2010

Company promises to carry four networks with black owners; BET postpones anniversary special minutes before airtime; Univision "evaluating" 24-hour news channel; FCC to vote on new rules regulating Internet traffic; bill adding more low-power FM stations goes to Obama; Obama's ratings fall below 80% among liberal Democrats; L.A. Times scolds Fox News after memo on climate change; "Skip" Perez retiring as editor of Florida's Lakeland Ledger; a Roundtable's wish for happy holidays (12/20/10)

 

Barbering While Black, Clipping While Latino

Friday, December 17, 2010

Reporter follows story of questionable barbershop raids; police say meteorologist blames Hispanic in false report; Bloomberg is hiring but won't disclose diversity figures; Gambian editor, resettled in U.S., wins torture case; trial watcher says Rebecca Aguilar overplayed her hand; "illegal alien" on the rise, "undocumented immigrant" use falls; mainstream scarce when journalists of color act together; Fox News viewers found to be more misinformed; racial kinship an attraction for entrepreneurial news site (12/17/10)

 

Mira Lowe Resigns as Jet Editor

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

In D.C., Robin Givhan to exit Post for Newsweek/Daily Beast (12/14/10); Huffington Post lets readers judge its diversity; poll finds a downbeat nation, pessimistic on rich-poor gap; media said to miss threat to jail bankers on foreclosures; "Democracy, Now!" breaks with Holbrooke tributes; activists deliver 2 million petitions for "open Internet"; 5 Asian groups win pledges from Comcast, back merger with NBC; Star Jones to write Uptown magazine column; Juan Williams signs contract for two-book deal (12/15/10)