Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Why "Scandal" Ranks No. 1 With Black Viewers

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Passion, angst and pride that a black woman is the star; Hispanics choose novelas over English-language shows; sharp-tongued film critic denies heckling filmmaker; Janice Min adds Billboard to her Hollywood Reporter portfolio; 10 key areas for journalists in the digital age; Tamron Hall sometimes feels "a bit of resentment" on hair; Mindy Kaling has no problem with Elle cover (1/8/13)


Harris-Perry's Apology Doesn't Quiet Controversy

Monday, January 6, 2014

Politics, race, Mormonism and babies a volatile mix; NBCLatino's Chris Peña apparently leaves network; "SNL" hires black woman after auditioning two dozen; N.Y. Times finds War on Poverty kept rate from climbing higher; older blacks less likely to go online than white seniors; Detroit's Suzette Hackney joins Toledo Blade opinion pages (1/6/13)


Damaged Boxers Making Writers Uneasy

Friday, January 3, 2014

Mike Perez, left, lands a hard left hook on the head of Magomed Abdusalamov duriSome still say fighters fare better in ring than in streets; obit writers cautious on labeling radio talker a racist; Paula Madison wants out of money-losing WNBA team; Roberts disclosure, "Duck Dynasty" could be tipping point; Fox News keeps cable news ratings title for 2013; "10 More Journalists and Trends to Watch in 2014"; Wesley Lowery moves from Boston Globe to Washington Post (1/3/14)


Jobless Critic Raises $4K to Stave Off Homelessness

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Craig Lindsey appealed on Internet for $900 to pay his rent; Robin Roberts' prominence makes coming out significant; NABJ ends year with $183,000 surplus, Butler says; Harris-Perry sorry for joke about Romney's black grandson; Egypt detains Al Jazeera journalists for 15 days; Detroit group offers free houses for writers; "Love letter" to newspapers still available online (1/1/14)


Diversity's Greatest Hits, 2013

Monday, December 30, 2013

ESPN analyst Chris Broussard's mistake was offering "personal comments,"   accordA year in the quest for news media that look like America: Growing intolerance of intolerance, insensitivity;  . . ESPN lists additional steps on cultural sensitivity; Unity is dead, co-founders say; a resilient Roland Martin; White House press corps fades to white; Essence editor speaks out after firing; media consolidation erodes minority ownership; the numbers; Al Jazeera America, Fusion, ABC, MSNBC are bright spots; passing of diversity heroes; FAMU, Grambling, Morgan State put spotlight on HBCU journalism; most popular "Journal-isms" columns of 2013 (12/30/13) 


Sanfuentes to Exit NBC, Seeks His "Next Big Thing"

Monday, December 23, 2013

Only Latino to rise to network senior VP of news (12/24/13)


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)

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