Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Dallas Paper Closes Community Sections

Friday, January 15, 2016

Morning News cuts 13 "neighborsgo" jobs; Trump boots N.Y. Times reporter from campaign event; N.Y. Daily News promotes Eric Barrow to sports editor; blacks have greater investment in fighting cancer; media credited with elevating story of Flint water crisis; Philly's Al Dia reaches beyond Spanish-speaking Latinos; New York's El Diario/La Prensa in steady decline; Charleston killings ranked high among race stories; February Essence features three covers (1/15/16)


TV Not for Obama's Progressive Critics of Color

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Some wish "State of the Union" addressed race issues; Trump rejects white nationalists but embraces "anger"; Al Jazeera America, praised for reporting, to close in April; report finds temp agency caters to clients' racism; Muslim reporters perceive uptick in U.S. colleagues; N.Y. cabbie fined $500 for passing up Al Roker; black actresses say media has warped images of women; NPR TV critic challenges CBS on stereotyping; where to draw the line on Confederate monuments? (1/13/16)


Sean Penn Scored on Ethics of "El Chapo" Interview

Monday, January 11, 2016

Sean Penn scored on ethics of "El Chapo" interview; insult to journalists" to give drug lord approval; David Bowie fans span races, genders, orientations; director urges critics; "find the next Justin Chang"; American and Muslim, but a journalist foremost; Trump calls Tavis Smiley "a hater & racist"; substance of Obama's domestic gains poorly understood; 15 taking buyouts at Seattle Times; gun lobby issues "humorous" guidelines for journalists (1/11/16)


Will the "Spotlights" Shine in Many Colors?

Saturday, January 9, 2016


Investigative teams usually a "white male crowd"; N.Y. Muslims win another victory over illegal surveillance; "NABJ baby" says advocacy role has dimmed; ISIS finds supporters even in Caribbean (1/9/16)


Obama Cheered, Mocked Over Gun Moves

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

AP says measures would not have stopped slaughters; AP nixes "militiamen" term in Oregon, favors "armed men"; Maynard Institute is "reconsidering everything"; after N.Y. Times editorial, Cleveland writer defends city; pushback on L.A. Times editorial favoring deportation; Asian Americans say court win shouldn't help Redskins; Douglass: Without photographs, there is no progress; "why small debts matter so much to black lives"; challenging visual underrepresentation of Africa's positives (1/6/15)


What if Oregon Militants Were Black or Muslim?

Monday, January 4, 2016

Treatment of armed white protesters at issue; how Trump would have delivered the Gettysburg Address; Albor Ruiz column cut from N.Y. Daily News; Cosby wears a sweater intended to manipulate; Charlie Hebdo marks anniversary of deadly attack; Boston's 1970s busing battle still living history; sometimes it's more fun not to use fancy words; Ethiopia's disaster too slow-moving for media attention (1/4/16)


"Media Throng" Follows Cosby to Court

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Daily News cover: "He said-she said" 55 times over; N.Y. Times says a white Tamir Rice would be alive today; . . . media want cameras for officer's murder trial; Demographer: Changing U.S. demands attention to diversity; in Twin Cities, it's back to the future on media distrust; no full-time black political cartoonists at major dailies; animated "Bordertown" series debuts on Sunday; Giago signs agreement to buy historic Wounded Knee; Afghan journalist is now the voice of ISIS (12/30/15)


Diversity's Greatest Hits, 2015

Monday, December 28, 2015

A year in the quest for news media that look like America: Police violence; gun violence; Donald Trump, seriously; fear of Muslims; the numbers; Dori J. Maynard dies at 56; a big year for Ta-Nehisi Coates; Lester Holt named "NBC Nightly News" anchor; NABJ cuts back amid deficit;. AP stories result in freedom for 2,000 slaves; most popular "Journal-isms" columns of 2015 (12/28/15)


Unarmed or Shot in the Back

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Atlanta reporters uncover fate of victims of Ga. police; Washington Post pulls cartoon depicting Cruz, daughters; Disney wants out of Fusion, partnership with Univision; Detroit reporter spends retirement tracking a killing; are black protests on white campuses "whiny"?; general rethinks plans to reduce media access to Gitmo; group links Fox News viewers, expressions of racism; Howard U. debunks claim about black dollar circulation; Rhonda Swan, Fla. opinion writer, dies of breast cancer; Ozell Sutton dies, integrated Arkansas' white newsrooms (12/24/15)


Putin "Creates Climate" for Killing Journalists

Monday, December 21, 2015

Trump accepts Russian's praise, says guilt not proved; Rubio, Cruz not the Latino candidates many expected; Success story: "Why I stopped talking like Ben Carson"; R. Kelly walks off "HuffPost Live" interview; Tom Joyner show moving from FM to AM in D.C.; N.Y. Times rethinks anonymous sources after mistake; media faulted in coverage of world refugee crisis; Univision, Televisa to boost training for media, tech jobs; Editorial: Removing statues embraces future, not past (12/21/15)

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