Richard Prince's Journal-isms™ 2011

N.Y. Times' Black Women Alums Hail Changes

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Past battles over racial, gender bias recalled; now we know what they did on their Stanford fellowships; drug war said to overshadow fair coverage of Mexico; Kanye West performs at service for Gil Scott-Heron; Miami station drops show after gay, Hispanic protest (6/3/11)

 

Abramson, Baquet Rise at N.Y. Times

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Executive editor Bill Keller stepping down to write (6/2/11); Scott-Heron service to be streamed online; outrage over torture-killing of Pakistani journalist; another reporter tortured, this one in Bahrain; Christopher Farley to edit Wall Street Journal blogs; "pool" photographer will shoot White House speeches; GOP's Herman Cain deserves coverage as a good story; In farewell, NPR ombudsman urges more on-air diversity (6/1/11)

 

 

Scott-Heron Service to Be Streamed Online

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Other family members planning later tribute; outrage over torture-killing of Pakistani journalist; another reporter tortured, this one in Bahrain; Christopher Farley to edit Wall Street Journal blogs; "pool" photographer will shoot White House speeches; GOP's Herman Cain deserves coverage as a good story; In farewell, NPR ombudsman urges more on-air diversity (6/1/11)

 

Where Is the Gil Scott-Heron Documentary?

Sunday, May 29, 2011

BBC's 2003 film on American "bluesologist" yet to air in U.S. . . . Jay T. Harris says his college buddy retained his values; hacked PBS site reports that Tupac is alive; U.S. and Israel: two governments, two photo preferences; Psychology Today apologizes for post on black women; Rodgers sees multicultural networks, digital in future; film airs from journalist embedded in Iraq (5/30/11)

 

Gil Scott-Heron Delivered Musical Op-Eds

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Troubled commentator always had sights on the media; Civil War stories for Memorial Day: Blacks should not be shy about embracing anniversary; historian says blacks launched first Decoration Day; Lopez-Alvarez out as Univision VP for news, entertainment; DA drops assault charges against ESPN's Howard Bryant; survey compares magazines in pass-along readership; "Nightline's" Vicki Mabrey to switch to freelancing; Mark Contreras exits as senior VP of Scripps News Division; Oprah finale, Heat-Bulls matchup set ratings records (5/27/11)

 

Quiet Issue: Naming the Maid in DSK Case

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Geneva Overholser says Web makes question obsolete; where did all those black journalists go?; "Black Heritage Network" plans December start; in D.C., black politicians help relaunch Politic365 website; NPR's Blakley wins Nieman in lean year for blacks; Oprah's farewell show eschews celebrity onslaught; Humberto Lopez, Latino broadcasting pioneer, dies at 73; Black Classic Press acquires Howard U. press selection (5/25/11)

 

Fox News Chief Pushing N.J. Gov. Christie

Sunday, May 22, 2011

GOP candidates hired by network are "coming up small"; jurors begin deliberations in Chauncey Bailey case; tornado costs 20 Joplin newspaper workers their homes; Wonya Lucas, Discovery Channel exec, to head TV One; Obama invokes Frederick Douglass on Irish trip; Ala. court rules that journalists can report rumors; "Greg" Lewis remembered for "large and caring heart" (5/23/11)

 

Arnold's Ex-Housekeeper Loses Anonymity

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Media's ethical dilemma turns out to be short-lived; S. Africa says Libya lied after photographer was killed; Oprah "transformed the world of television media"; People.com editor tells story of her sex change; publisher, Marable estate sued over Malcolm X book; entrepreneur Don Barden dies, friend to journalists; Cornel West dispute with Obama speeds into mainstream; black reporters Newson, Booker were part of Freedom Rides (5/20/11)

 

Iran Frees Missing Journalist Dorothy Parvaz

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Reporter describes being held in "mini-Guantanamo"; Libya frees 4 foreign journalists — S. African missing; sex scandals each involve black or Hispanic "help"; on Malcolm X's 86th birthday, media likely to be muted; what "Barbara Walters" said after Don Lemon "came out"; magazine pulls piece calling black women less attractive; Mexican freed after 3 years, held on "baseless charges"; effort to aid Haitian media mostly finished; Drudge said to cater to whites afraid of social change; don't be ignorant about "house slaves" (5/18/11)

 

"Greg" Lewis Dies, "Wrote From His Soul"

Monday, May 16, 2011

Sun Sentinel writer, 57, was "strictly old school"; Luis Zaragoza, reporter and editor, found dead at 47; Essence's Michelle Ebanks adds role at People en Español (5/17/11); CNN's Don Lemon discloses he is gay; Johnathan Rodgers, founding CEO of TV One, to retire July 31; Trump says he's not running for president after all; "I shot eight frames a second, and I just kept firing"; McClatchy names Rufus M. Friday publisher in Lexington; Ricardo Pimentel starts new gig as columnist in San Antonio; K.C. Star starts series on Civil War's "real flashpoint"; Heat-Bulls matchup draws 11.1 million cable viewers (5/16/11)