Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Obama to BET Viewers: Be Patient on Race

Monday, December 8, 2014

Younger African Americans hear message of racial progress; "four lessons from the media's conflicted coverage of race"; few blacks, whites see police-minority relations improving; a D.C. anchor says another one saved her job; St. Louis paper to turn off reader comments to editorials; "If a reporter calls for comment, stall"; African American Film Critics name "Selma" best film; press-freedom group focuses on jailed journalists (12/8/14)


Even Conservative Media Criticize Grand Jury

Friday, December 5, 2014

Lack of indictment in Garner case faulted across spectrum; U.S. photojournalist killed in Yemen by Al Qaeda affiliate; FCC approves 10 minority-, female-owned stations; mass resignations at New Republic magazine; collaboration on Cuban child sex tourism hailed as model; Marion Barry services to be telecast live on Saturday; Washington NFL team to honor sports writer Burwell; Lee May dies at 73, a writer who loved the soil; black company sues AT&T over access to DirecTV (12/5/14)


How Will New York Compare With Ferguson?

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Media attempt perspective after another failure to indict; how federal government racial policies cceated Ferguson; Newseum Collecting artifacts from Ferguson coverage; coverage misstep in Cleveland shooting of boy, 12; Bryan Burwell, Post-Dispatch sports columnist, dies at 59; Wendell Goler retiring after 28 years at White House; Ken Jobe out as news director at Memphis station; NPR's Matt Thompson joining the Atlantic; Carleton Bryant leaves Washington Times after 20 years (12/3/14 and 12/4/14)


What's the Real Story in Ferguson?

Monday, December 1, 2014

Writer raises questions that get at the "why"; writers tackle "hackneyed" meme about black crime; why Woodward doesn't put "President" with "Obama"; critics question terms of ESPN's Janay Rice "get"; director to exit, but N.Y. Times student program to remain; Dyson says black journalists accept Cosby's words on poor; Asian American journalists oppose "illegal immigrant"; Brumsic Brandon Jr., pioneer comics artist, dies at 87 (12/1/14)


Ferguson Prompts More Hatin' on the Media

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Prosecutor, protesters single out cable news, social media; TV critics home in on Don Lemon gaffes; news organizations launch; irrelevant story on boy, 12, fatally shot by police?; free after 40 years thanks to Cleveland reporter's digging; Cosby biographer Mark Whitaker apologizes for omissions; 89% of Latino voters support Obama's immigration move; Sierra Leone citizen journalists share Ebola stories; Cronkite School plans degrees in sports journalism (11/26/14)


Barry Was a Gift to the Media

Monday, November 24, 2014

D.C. journalists say national reporters missed the nuance; CNN, Fox reporters attacked in Ferguson protests; Cosby accusers speak on the record to Washington Post; Indy Star tweaks, then removes cartoon on immigration; Somali journalist, shot twice, denied asylum in U.S. (11/24/14)


Local Stations Spurn Networks, Carry Obama

Friday, November 21, 2014

Rise in viewership approaches 50% on Spanish-language channels; 7 of color apply for buyouts at Philly papers; Cosby developments leave biographer anguished; journalists covering Ferguson win no-interference pledge; Latinos grow more disillusioned over time, survey says; whites distinguish between blacks, African Americans; Native journalists offer tips for reporting on Thanksgiving; Islamic terrorists step up persecution of journalists (11/21/14)


A Bad Day for Don Lemon, Bill Cosby

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

CNN host sorry for question; beloved dad becomes pariah; broadcast networks opt out of Obama's immigration speech; coverage of Ebola plummeted after midterms; NBC's senior leadership team not so colorful; company pulls ads From KSTP-TV over "#Pointergate"; USA Today finds widespread racial disparity in arrests; Sharpton calls N.Y. Times report on his taxes misleading; NPR looks at Asian motivations for eyelid surgery; 14 Nigerian journalists abducted by youth gang (11/19/14)


Downsized Unity Shrinks Further: Conventions Out, Ending an Era

Monday, November 17, 2014

Executive director out as part of "restructuring"; journalists unimpeded by Ferguson state of emergency; Cosby's lawyer dismisses "decade-old, discredited" charges; Henri Cauvin named city editor at N.Y. Times; police attack journalists covering Mexico protests; Mike Wise, white writer, joins Whitlock's "Black Grantland"; 3 journalists of color hired for "Black Grantland"; Smith says player will "never have the last word over us"; ethnic newspaper reinvents itself as cultural institution (11/17/14 and 11/18/14))


Advice J-Students Can Take to the Bank

Friday, November 14, 2014

Black columnists offer tips for success in changing field; "What's your propaganda?" filmmaker asks J-students; in Washington Post piece, woman accuses Cosby of rape; on net neutrality, could cure be worse than disease?; Conde Nast to pay $5.8 million to 7,500 ex-interns; Suzan Shown Harjo to receive Medal of Freedom; HistoryMakers receives $1.6 million to talk up black success; Washington Post debuts interactive project on "N-word"; at protest, station owner defends #Pointergate (11/14/14)

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