Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

"Ghettoization" of Latin American News?

Monday, April 27, 2015

Also undercovered, diplomat says: Afro-Latinos, Indians; riots, looting follow efforts to show a peaceful face; 8 blacks, Latinas named Stanford, Michigan fellows; N.Y. Times declares 1.5 million black men "missing"; Abu-Jamal worsening, visitors barred from prison; Dyson's attack ran "because I work here" now; 6 writers won't honor Charlie Hebdo; Obama really meant it with "rhymes with bucket"; consolidation to continue, despite failure of cable merger (4/27/15)

 

Gates, Affleck Issue Regrets in Slaveowner Flap

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Station: Gates' cut "unacceptable" if based on actor's urging (4/22/15); Post-Dispatch wins Pulitzer for Ferguson photos; Tampa Bay Times finds "bicycling while black" targeting; can Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger proposal be saved?; Iran charges Washington Post journalist with espionage; in Iraq, Islamic State exacts heavy toll on journalists; Michael Eric Dyson takedown of Cornel West is personal; half of whites see no racial disparity in death penalty; NPR Ebola stories, "Latino USA," Afropop win Peabodys; nominate a J-educator who has helped diversity (4/20/15)

 

 

Post-Dispatch Wins Pulitzer for Ferguson Photos

Monday, April 20, 2015

New York Times honored for coverage of Ebola outbreak; Tampa Bay Times finds "bicycling while black" targeting; can Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger proposal be saved?; Iran charges Washington Post journalist with espionage; in Iraq, Islamic State exacts heavy toll on journalists; Michael Eric Dyson takedown of Cornel West is personal; half of whites see no racial disparity in death penalty; NPR Ebola stories, "Latino USA," Afropop win Peabodys; nominate a J-educator who has helped diversity (4/20/15)

 

Ben Affleck Asked H.L. Gates to Edit Out Slaveowning Ancestor in Series on Roots

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Slaver is omitted, his story "just wasn't as interesting" (4/18/15); fatal shooting on live television airing; Mother Jones puts gun-violence cost at $229 billion a year; St. Louis paper wins access to records of secretive courts; bystander now charging $10,000 for video of fatal shooting; Jorge Ramos makes Time's "most influential" in the world; Arise, international black network, in critical condition; a glimpse of Obama when he spoke candidly about race; Lakota columnist says residents glad for Unity visit; critic says late-night needs someone "unsafe" like Noah (4/17/15)

 

Fatal Shooting on Live Television

Friday, April 17, 2015

Airing car chase, producers had little time to cut away; Mother Jones puts gun-violence cost at $229 billion a year; St. Louis paper wins access to records of secretive courts; bystander now charging $10,000 for video of fatal shooting; Jorge Ramos makes Time's "most influential" in the world; Arise, international black network, in critical condition; a glimpse of Obama when he spoke candidly about race; Lakota columnist says residents glad for Unity visit; critic says late-night needs someone "unsafe" like Noah (4/17/15)

 

Protests Shut Killer Cop's Fundraising Page

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

ColorofChange.org says 54,000 members raised objections; . . police accounts should not control the narrative;. . . requests for body cam video met with mixed results; NABJ board spends $190,000 on travel;  Percy Sledge was also loved in apartheid South Africa; visitor says Abu-Jamal, imprisoned and ailing, lost 80 lbs.; what do satirical cartoonists say they won't touch? (4/16/15)

 

Few Cops Pay for Killing Unarmed Citizens

Monday, April 13, 2015

Analysis finds even those convicted serve little time; schmoozing with Clinton camp before big announcement; Unity plans more events after hearing from "Caucus"; Andre J. Fernandez named president of CBS Radio; more pro athletes seek ways around sports journalists; "Black Twitter" credited with influencing the mainstream; in "zones of silence," many censor themselves to stay alive; Mizzou student says past exclusion of blacks still apparent; why there is no masthead in the April issue of Essence (4/13/15)

 

Diversity Champs Bring Outside Help to Unity

Friday, April 10, 2015

2 would-be NABJ presidents join discussion; NPR rebukes "Latino USA" on Chicago election report; Jeb Bush order found to have reduced black enrollment; journalists debate coverage of killings by police; investigation finds rapes could have been prevented; Don Lemon glad he's stirring "passion and debate" (4/10/15)

 

NBC Snares Witness Who Filmed Cop Killing Civilian

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Video responsible for quick firing of S.C. policeman; Ferguson's historic election might not be all it seemed; Postal Service says it won't reissue Angelou stamp; 80% of black women say they must alter identity for career; photos show toll of diabetes on Abu-Jamal — neglect feared; The Nation magazine slowly adding young staffers of color; Kanye West settles with photographer he assaulted; Comcast rallies beneficiaries in bid to buy Time Warner Cable; ESPN's Hill wants more women in key on-air roles (4/8/15)

 

What "The Help" Saw at the White House

Monday, April 6, 2015

Reporter persuades staff to dish on life in the mansion; Obamas visit black church: Who reported it right?; some stunned by lack of punishment at Rolling Stone; 147 slaughtered in Kenya, 12 in Paris — which resonates? Racism kept innocent man on death row 30 years; 70% of whites could approve of police striking people; Unity holding second "Diversity Caucus" Friday; teenage basketball players part of human trafficking; nominate a J-educator who has helped diversity (4/6/15)

 
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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.