Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

NABJ, AAJA, Black Press Turn Down Holder

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Black, Asian, lesbian and gay journalists cite off-the-record stipulation (6/2/13); amid "toxic, unkind spirit," Sun-Times shuts photo dept.; founders exit Grio — MSNBC takes over from NBC News; WorldStarHipHop outdraws black news, celebrity sites; who are the great political reporters in each state?; slain driver was "NewsHour" family member, Ifill Says; ex-reporter apologizes nine years after Gary Webb suicide; fired white male anchor alleges black woman was favored; men of Huffington Post step forward (5/31/13)

 

Holder to Meet With Journalists of Color

Friday, May 31, 2013

"It was always his plan," a staffer says — Native Americans decline invitation; amid "toxic, unkind spirit," Sun-Times shuts photo dept.; founders exit Grio — MSNBC takes over from NBC News; WorldStarHipHop outdraws black news, celebrity sites; who are the great political reporters in each state?; slain driver was "NewsHour" family member, Ifill Says; ex-reporter apologizes nine years after Gary Webb suicide; fired white male anchor alleges black woman was favored; men of Huffington Post step forward (5/31/13)

 

 

Holder Wants Talks With Media Off the Record; Some Will Boycott

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Journalist of color groups not invited; Joyner says Smiley should blame low ratings, not Obama; NBCUniversal pays its college interns; diversity efforts ebb not just in news business; old press-pass photos unknowingly for sale on eBay; Univision promotes Patsy Loris to V.P. of news; ex-FCC chair: Broadcasters should refuse to say "Redskins"; Vanity Fair's newsy best-dressed List (5/29/13)

 

James Hawkins, Ex-FAMU Dean, Dies at 64

Monday, May 27, 2013

James HawkinsRetired J-educator was at school 34 years; on Memorial Day, connection to freed slaves is muted; undercover journalists stung by Syria's chemical weapons; administration casting wide net for sources who leaked; La. could jail journalists who reveal gun permit holders; would Obama get as much grief if he were Latino?; Soul of the South network makes debut; Kim Bondy, ex-CNN producer, joins Al Jazeera America; from photographer to bus driver to seminary graduate; WikiLeaks: $68,000 in donations, $507,000 in expenses (5/27/13)

 

Will Eric Holder Consult With Journalists of Color?

Friday, May 24, 2013

Obama "troubled" by threats to investigative reporting; Smiley: Displeased Obama aides pressured my sponsors; marketing chief Janet Rollé is latest to leave CNN; a year later, reading habits change in New Orleans; tornado-stricken town taking media invasion in stride; women's looks count more in sports journalism; Haynes Johnson dies, won Pulitzer for rights coverage; magazine beauty editors becoming more diverse; a $24,000 boost toward journalism studies (5/24/13)

 

Oklahoma Media Praised for Saving Lives

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Father of black child, first identified casualty, tells story; Lynn Hoppes reported among layoffs at ESPN; Obama says he's not interested in prosecuting reporters; debate continues over Obamas' commencement speeches; Clifton Brown, laid off in March, joins Comcast SportsNet; some call "fried chicken" outdated as an insult; media went beyond research on "crack babies"; Felix Hoover of Columbus Dispatch dies at 63; Friday is deadline to nominate a J-educator (5/22/13)

 

What Is Obama's Personal Responsibility?

Monday, May 20, 2013

Speeches reignite debate over posture toward blacks; Pinkston sign-off recaps '63 appearance by Medgar Evers; panel on diversifying city magazines draws little interest; George Washington U. adds Cheryl Thompson, Imani Cheers; NBC names first woman to run network news division; S.F. Chronicle joins others dropping "illegal" as noun; outrage Over Justice Dept. probe of Fox reporter; Marcus Carmouche to head sports at NOLA Media Group (5/20/13)

 

Will the Media Ever Apologize?

Friday, May 17, 2013

"Central Park Five" film makes journalists' guilt clear; Sheryl Salomon stepping down as M.E. of the Root; "The RootDC" melded into Washington Post local coverage; Soledad O'Brien developing "White in America"; Jackie Jones to head multimedia program at Morgan State. (5/17/13)

 

IRS Scandal "Not So Black-and-White"

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Investigative journalist says context is missing; shield law talk revived amid uproar over AP phone records; black columnists Bailey, Drummond awarded Nieman fellowships; emcee at Al Neuharth service is . . . Al Neuharth; . . . Duke answered journalism call "with wisdom, grace"; ESPN: "personal" views didn't belong in gay discussion; Sam Davis named Baltimore Sun's AME for news; whites 79% of all guests on cable news shows (5/15/13 and 5/16/13)

 

Reporter Wounded in New Orleans Violence

Monday, May 13, 2013

3 gunmen open fire on Mother's Day procession; Justice Dept. secretly collects AP reporters' phone records; correspondent Randall Pinkston leaving CBS after 33 years; two more black men, Jenkins and Bennett, leaving NPR; Newseum reverses itself on honoring Palestinians; 19 news organizations protest Beyoncé's photo ban; NBC names Ric Harris G.M. in Hartford, Conn.; Cleveland victims rule out speaking with reporters; in New York, waitresses for lonely Mexicans. (5/13/13)

 
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