Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

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)


Diversity at Top of PBS News Operation

Friday, November 7, 2014

Marie Nelson named VP of news, public affairs; In "Pointergate"; station sees mayor's gesture as gang sign; Hispanics remain Democratic, but Republicans make gains; Sharpton meets with Obama the day after Democratic losses; Michelle Tan named editor in chief of Seventeen; ESPN to air special on domestic violence; Central African Republic is world's forgotten crisis; exception taken to Jill Abramson remarks on women of color (11/7/14)


Demographic Changes Trump Midterms

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

GOP base still a shrinking portion of electorate; landslide thwarts Paul DeMain's bid for Wis. Senate; from Hopis to Gullahs, low-power radio coming soon; Jill Abramson says Alessandra Stanley has tough job; Chang named "print editor" for N.Y. Times Metro section; new assignments for 4 of color in NPR newsroom; Amazon managers 75 percent white, 18 percent Asian; apology for lack of white men in catcalling video (11/5/14)


43% of Nonvoters Are People of Color

Monday, November 3, 2014

"Vast gulf" in finances between voters, nonvoters; reporter Jonathan Hicks dies at 58, "true Renaissance man"; biographer Whitaker stands firm in Cosby controversy; Ferguson no-fly zone was aimed at media, AP reports; FCC approves transfer of TV station to black firm; Lilly Workneh named latest editor of HuffPost BlackVoices; when is it right to exploit other cultures to create fashion?; African migrants in Russia describe 'hell on Earth'" (11/3/14)


Mourners Aid Victimized U.S. Journalists

Friday, October 31, 2014

Dominicans embrace Americans after equipment stolen; visiting African sees "hysterical" Ebola coverage in U.S.; editorial writer who called Brown an "animal" is fired; José Díaz-Balart awarded second hour as MSNBC anchor; in voluntary exodus, Cincinnati newsroom losing 1 in 6; C-SPAN on outs with White House for last 4 years; "Red State," "Blue State" on AP list of clichés to avoid; PBS series on America's browning also showing online; How Rev. Al became the incredible shrinking Sharpton (10/31/14)


Holder Sees End to Journalist's Prosecution

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Attorney general repeats, "No reporter's going to jail"; administration refines practice of leaking to news outlets; Zucker ties CNN sponsorship to NABJ statement; more than 1,300 bid farewell to Ben Bradlee, his era; Sister2Sister "restructuring," but hasn't filed bankruptcy; pathologist in Michael Brown case disputes conclusions; 1 in 13 voting-age blacks can't vote due to felonies; freed journalist describes torture by "band of sadists"; four-part video series uses humor for social statements (10/29/14)


Sister2Sister Magazine Files for Bankruptcy

Monday, October 27, 2014

Publisher says she'll focus on online edition; Native school shooter had "foot in each of two worlds"; Stevie Wonder visits FCC to aid visually impaired; three women of the black diaspora; on CNN's media show, 11 guests of 146 were black; advice from BuzzFeed's Ebola reporter: Break the rules; Asian Americans energized despite lack of attention; Justice Dept. urged to probe abuses of press in Ferguson; a photographer with fingers crossed, eyes wide open (10/27/14)


Radio Host Ballentine Found Guilty of Fraud

Friday, October 24, 2014

"People's lawyer" accused of bilking lenders of $10 million; terrorists targeting Western journalists, FBI warns; leaks on Michael Brown autopsy said to favor officer; Ebola victims nameless, voiceless, says Nigerian American; NBCUniversal settles unpaid intern suit for $6.4 million; writer denies Americans are in information cocoons; Chicago Defender names first female top editor (10/24/14)


Ben Bradlee Wrestled With Racial Issues

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Fabled editor, dead at 93, acknowledged his ignorance; autopsy indicates Michael Brown reached for cop's gun; debate questioners overwhelmingly white men; Poynter to host African journalists university turned away; David Plazas to lead Tennessean editorial board; NAHJ says free regional conferences pay off; "A Limited View of Boys From the Bronx" (10/22/14)

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