Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Soothing the Senses, Shocking the Conscience

Friday, December 20, 2013

Richard Prince's Book Notes™: Stocking Stuffers (Part 2): Simeon Booker with Carol McCabe Booker; Stanley Crouch; Wil Haygood; Pilar Marrero; Steve Penn; Alison Stewart; Touré; Celia Viggo Wexler (12/20/13)

 

 

Setback for Black TV-Station Ownership

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Commentator Armstrong Williams, center, is flanked by lawyer Greg Skall and DaviSt. Louis brothers to give up stations in three cities; Mara Schiavocampo says goodbye to NBC News; Nikita Stewart; Rafael Pineda; Alex Wagner; Kai Jackson; Lynne K. Varner; Sean Jensen; Richard Prince's Book Notes™: Stocking Stuffers (Part 2): Simeon Booker with Carol McCabe Booker; Stanley Crouch; Wil Haygood; Pilar Marrero; Steve Penn; Alison Stewart; Touré; Celia Viggo Wexler (12/20/13)

 

R. Kelly Is Getting a Pass, Reporter Says

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

"Nobody matters less to our society than young black women"; TMZ readers vote for N-word over "African American"; White House, journalists agree to expand media access; "Rape in the Fields" collaboration wins duPont-Columbia; with paper's support, Confederate name voted off school; . . . in Memphis, grave and statue stay, but park name goes; Maria Bartiromo is Italian-American, but a person of color?; 211 journalists worldwide jailed for their work; "Smiley & West" show airing final episode (12/18/13)

 

Rival Jeers Series on Child Homelessness

Monday, December 16, 2013

N.Y. Times five-parter wins raves, but not from N.Y. Post; Mandela told a critical cartoonist, "but that is your job"; "Santa is not white, because Santa is not real"; "Code Switch" project gains as NPR receives $17 million; HLN turns to trio to help reverse its fortunes; Chung, Rivera see truths in "Anchorman" movie; journalists warned against overreacting to Obama woes (12/16/13)

 

Holder Puzzled by News Media Complaints

Friday, December 13, 2013

"We try to be as transparent as can be"; . . . media faulted for failing to connect the dots; did the CIA help capture Mandela in 1962?; black film critics group honors "12 Years a Slave" (12/13/13)

 

Praise, Disgust for S. Africa Coverage

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Reporters who've covered Mandela critique their peers; coverage of "selfie," Castro handshake called excessive; after faffe, KTVU to air documentary on Korean Americans; study details negative network coverage of health care act; diversity is a survival strategy, fellowship director says; Univision examines threats to free press in Latin America; AP correspondent digs, finds dead bodies in Mali (12/11/13)

 

2,500 Journalists Descending on S. Africa

Monday, December 9, 2013

Commentators warn against turning Mandela into mush; 300 celebrate Elaine Rivera as a "kick-ass journalist"; glossing over the racism, sexism of the 1970s newsroom; did Obama take a swipe at his admirer, Chris Matthews?; Cuban media offering glimpses of candor; Clarence Page on ladder to lead D.C.'s Gridiron Club (12/9/13)

 

Mandela's Way With Journalists

Friday, December 6, 2013

Reverential but professional coverage for hero without peer; . . . journalists' "curiosity very difficult to satisfy"; . . . media not always eager to cover the movement; . . . Mandela scored lack of diversity in S. African press (12/6/13)

 

N.Y. Post Beats Back Racism Lawsuits

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Sandra   Guzman, being interviewed by WPIX-TV reporter Lisa Mateo, alleges that NeRelated harassment case has been "resolved"; Bashir resigns from MSNBC over Palin comments; U.S., Japanese reporters scuffle on Biden trip; Detroit crisis prompts $500,000 in grants to media groups; battling cancer, Zoraida Sambolin leaving CNN;. . . CNN's Zucker planning less news, prime-time shakeup; ESPN'S Cross to be news anchor at "News One Now"; film critics raising money to bury colleague Eric Harrison; why not pay Washington team owner to change the name?; journalists, fellows produce black guide to law schools (12/4/13)

 

 

Garry D. Howard Out as Sporting News Editor

Monday, December 2, 2013

Helped publication reinvent itself as web property (12/3/13); caution urged on teen "knockout" story; councilman elected in media fail held on DUI, pot charges; Daily Kos calls Obama cartoon ape-like, racist; would greater press-box diversity help kill the N-word?; almost 2/3 of female journalists threatened in their work; "60 Minutes" segment on Capitol told only some of story Roland Martin says Va. digs remind him of Texas home (12/2/13)

 

 
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