Richard Prince's Journal-isms™ 2011

CNN's Don Lemon Discloses He Is Gay

Monday, May 16, 2011

"My livelihood is on the line," weekend anchor says; 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)

 

Latinos Scarce in the Press Box

Friday, May 13, 2011

Hispanic men 3 percent of sports department staffs; French journalists captive 500 days in Afghanistan; Gaddafi forces holding British photographer 39 days; Zakaria walks back idea that he "advises" president; White House ends re-enactments of speeches for photogs; Obama said "Geronimo" was code for bin Laden; some question new Vogue Italia's "Black Beauty" issue; more evidence of thriving papers in Latin America, India; NBC said to push Trump for decision on "Apprentice" (5/13/11)

 

Audie Cornish to Host NPR's Sunday Morning

Thursday, May 12, 2011


Capitol Hill reporter to succeed Liane Hansen; Daryl Hawks, Chicago sports anchor, found dead at 38 (5/12/11); U.S., Canada seek to locate missing reporter; Bossip website stands by decision to show dead fetus; ex-prison journalist says inmates have their own slavery; Maryland inmates stage closed-circuit newscasts; five J-schools flunk diversity standard for accreditation; "entrepreneurial journalism" emerges as J-school trend; program notes: Freedom Riders, robotic futures; Hollywood not getting lesson of multicultural "Fast Five" (5/11/11)

 

 

U.S., Canada Seek to Locate Missing Reporter

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Syrian government says Dorothy Parvaz deported to Iran; Bossip website stands by decision to show dead fetus; ex-prison journalist says inmates have their own slavery; Maryland inmates stage closed-circuit newscasts; five J-schools flunk diversity standard for accreditation; "entrepreneurial journalism" emerges as J-school trend; program notes: Freedom Riders, robotic futures; Hollywood not getting lesson of multicultural "Fast Five" (5/11/11)

 

 

Ann Curry Rises to "Today" Co-Host

Monday, May 9, 2011

Top-rated morning show presents multicultural face; Rob King adds editorial responsibilities at ESPN; editors sorry for removing women from White House photo; in cover story, Asian American explores estrangement; bilingual paper, begun in basement, could get Obama's ear; disfigured student provides mother of graduation stories; in Egypt, reporters now dodge angry mobs; Egyptian says nonwhite correspondents are assaulted, too (5/9/11)

 

CEO of Oprah's OWN Out in Shakeup

Friday, May 6, 2011

Christina Norman was half of "rare but incredible pairing"; it's official: Unity board adjusts to NABJ's resignation; "Situation Room photo" speaks to race, gender, swagger; Bin Laden death gets 89% of mainstream media coverage; "Geronimo" code name angers some Native Americans; new black channel Bounce TV signed up in 26 markets; public relations field grows while newsrooms shrink; despite deceit, Andrew Breitbart still gets airtime (5/6/11)

 

HuffPost's GlobalBlack "Is Now Black Voices"

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Huffington sets direction for its black, Latino websites; Patch websites seek local bloggers to write for free; many used staged shots of Obama in Bin Laden story; tale of Latino Navy SEAL goes viral without confirmation; Pitts revisits Sept. 11, topic of his most popular column; 4 journalists of color win Michigan journalism fellowships; Knight-Bagehot chooses five journalists of color; women, minorities losing ground on corporate boards; columnist answers readers who question his street cred (5/4/11)

 

Russ Mitchell Anchors on Historic Night

Monday, May 2, 2011


U.S. forces kill Bin Laden after lengthy hunt; "Stories like this are the reasons most of us got in this business"; Clinton says U.S. wants to capitalize on Bin Laden death; envoy says media blur differences among African nations; "Things are going fairly well"=less Latin America coverage; 2 Latinos, Asian win Knight fellowships, but no blacks; Al Jareera reporter, formerly in Seattle, missing in Syria (5/2/11)

 

NBC Stands by Trump Coverage, "Apprentice"

Friday, April 29, 2011

Show "will not become a forum" for developer's politics; storm delays Birmingham weekly for 36 hours; sports departments urged to adopt a "Rooney Rule"; Ann Curry to be promoted to "Today" co-host; Schumacher-Matos named NPR ombudsman; Logan speaks up about assault she endured in Egypt; "Strictly Old School" Gregory Lewis battling cancer in Fla.; Elyse Tanouye named deputy M.E. at Wall St. Journal (4/29/11)

 

Obama Criticizes Media on "Birther" Issue

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

President releases birth certificate; Obama interviewed by four local anchors, Oprah too; new sentencing hearing ordered for Abu-Jamal; Justice Dept. considers reopening Malcolm X investigation; lack of eligibility keeps Latinos underrepresented at polls; 2 Ebony editors tell own stories for "mixed-race" report; Patch aims to recruit up to 8,000 bloggers in 8 days; AAJA "Men of Broadcast" contest to also benefit Japan (4/27/11)