Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Ben Bradlee Wrestled With Racial Issues

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Fabled editor, dead at 93, acknowledged his ignorance; autopsy indicates Michael Brown reached for cop's gun; debate questioners overwhelmingly white men; Poynter to host African journalists university turned away; NAHJ says free regional conferences pay off; "A Limited View of Boys From the Bronx" (10/22/14)

 

15 More Disinvited in Fear of Ebola

Monday, October 20, 2014

Universities of Ga., South Fla. cancel invitations to Africans; troubles not over for reporter who broke quarantine; NAHJ attracts nearly 400 in Mexico City; caucus chair: sharp cuts of CNN blacks would be "affront"; Tamron Hall tears muscle after screaming in haunted house; NHL player ousted swiftly after domestic violence arrest; lessons from Boston Herald cartoon mistake; N.Y. Times honored for series on underpaid disabled; black opinion editor ties gay marriage to civil rights (10/20/14)

 

CNN "Reconsidering" NABJ Sponsorships

Friday, October 17, 2014

Journalists say network retaliates after criticism; reports on Ebola turned toward perspective this week; skepticism greets news that Nigerian girls will be freed; artist redraws cartoon in response to NAHJ objections; Univision ends newscasts at Puerto Rico TV station; study shows no lack of qualified black, Latino geeks; O'Reilly tells Jon Stewart there is no "white privilege"; chilling series captures dangers of women on migrant trail (10/17/14)

 

Disinvited Over Fear of Ebola

Thursday, October 16, 2014

J-dean says any decision would leave someone upset (10/16/14); CNN layoffs reach journalists of color; . . . MSNBC says it is keeping promises to Hispanics; journalists robbed, news vehicle stolen at prayer vigil; NPR to pull back on use of Washington NFL team name; Nancy Snyderman apologizes for violating Ebola quarantine; new BuzzFeed publisher Dao Nguyen to refashion role; Time revisits "model minority" stereotype; Boston Herald opinion editor asks forgiveness for cartoon; diversity lament from Britain sounds familiar (10/15/14)

 

 

CNN Layoffs Reach Journalists of Color

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Velez-Mitchell, Darius Walker hit in ongoing staff cuts; . . . MSNBC says it is keeping promises to Hispanics; journalists robbed, news vehicle stolen at prayer vigil; NPR to pull back on use of Washington NFL team name; Nancy Snyderman apologizes for violating Ebola quarantine; new BuzzFeed publisher Dao Nguyen to refashion role; Time revisits "model minority" stereotype; Boston Herald opinion editor asks forgiveness for cartoon; diversity lament from Britain sounds familiar (10/15/14)

 

How Ferguson Cops Bullied the Media

Monday, October 13, 2014

Photographers group fights "catch and release" tactic; hard to show death by Ebola "with the dignity it deserves"; ex-all-news, all-Beyoncé station now "classic hip-hop"; Bill Whitaker's first story airs on "60 Minutes"; Islamic State beheads Iraqi TV cameraman, 3 others; Central African Republic on brink again, without media; on both coasts, cartoons depicting Hispanics draw fire; . . . N.Y. Daily News Mariachi cartoon called stereotypical; no more mug-shot galleries for Missouri paper; pitching the press, with diversity (10/13/14)

 

All-News Station Pivots to All-Beyoncé

Friday, October 10, 2014

Don't blame Houston listeners, some tell Radio One; CNN's sole black executive producer quits; Latino, black millennials use phones as top news source; do presidential approval ratings mean same thing today?; GAO confirms voter ID controversy is a scam; young black men 21 times more likely to be killed by cops; "5 craziest things people in the West say about Ebola" (10/10/14)

 

CNN's Racial "Atmosphere" Worries NABJ

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Fired black producer files $5 million lawsuit; restraints on African news media tighten amid Ebola panic; 70% of blacks say gays sin, but 40% back same-sex marriage; no spike in Ferguson voting registration after all; Islamic State jihadists put Al Jazeera on blacklist; FCC chairman says diversity fight has moved online; Florida sportswriter resigns after plagiarism charge (10/8/14)

 

An Apology for Whitewashing Slavery

Monday, October 6, 2014

Magazine trashed book on forced free labor, U.S. economy; Boston Herald to meet With NAACP over staff diversity; Turner Broadcasting to cut workforce by 10%; at Dallas Weekly, a "few folk here rather upset"; 2 black networks partner for 5½ hours of news daily; Sarah Glover to edit social media for NBC O&Os; "CBS Evening News" airing "long look" at L.A. dropouts; cartoon on India's mission to Mars scored as in poor taste.(10/6/14)

 

Obama Takes Swipes at Fox News

Friday, October 3, 2014

President underscores his animus on Twitter; BuzzFeed, Columbia plan fellowship for journalists of color; Post-Dispatch backs redress for "driving while black"; Boston Herald's gaffe coincides with scant diversity; NAACP lawyer succeeds David Honig at MMTC; NBC cameraman with Ebola virus heads back to U.S.; "comics journalism" can be more memorable than words (10/3/14)

 
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