Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

CNN Pumps Up Don Lemon

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Some debate whether commentaries are appropriate; stark differences in cable coverage of typhoon, health care; Sheila Solomon, longtime recruiter, wins Ida B. Wells Award; J-students urged to skip "apartheid-era" Inquirer city desk; Raul Ramirez diversity fund nets $10,000 since Friday; Eric Harrison, film critic and cartoonist, dies at 57; lift of foreign ownership limit could aid diversity; "Bitch Is the New Black" author joins Washington Post (11/20/13)

 

JFK Cemented Ties With Blacks

Monday, November 18, 2013

President John F. Kennedy speaks at a news conference on April 12, 1961, in the Journalists shared in determined hope of the era; Kennedy wooed Ebony, Jet publisher John H. Johnson; Al Ortiz, CBS News exec, assigned to investigate misstep; Al Jazeera America ratings too low to be reported; Armstrong Williams wins OK to purchase two TV stations; like it or not, David Gregory's going to say "Obamacare"; rapper Kendrick Lamar boycotting GQ over compliment; USA Today revises "race-themed" headline on "Best Man" (11/18/13)

 

A Journalism Fail

Friday, November 15, 2013

Media missed it: Winning candidate served time for murder; Raul Ramirez, reporter, editor and educator, dies at 67; complaints about Cohen touch on gender as much as race; radio journalists killed, 6 missing in typhoon surge; Michael Wilbon, Charles Barkley boast of using N-word; ESPN apologizes for "peanut oil" remark about Jeremy Lin; analysis compares health care reform with Katrina; "diverse" Comcast networks launching, but will they last?; "People Behaving Badly" segment a worldwide phenomenon (11/15/13 and 11/16/13)

 

Poor Writing, Race and a Suspect History

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Columnist Richard Cohen hoist with his own petard; "$200 for every red-skin sent to Purgatory"; black press group says NFL neglects black businesses; Philippines knocked off some Far East front pages; Tanzina Vega named to new N.Y. Times race beat; LatinoVoices picks 13 "top young Latinos" in newsrooms; AAJA wants to "remain engaged" with ex-Unity groups; China joins critics of Kimmel show; Disney should worry (11/13/13)

 

Media Scramble on Philippines Typhoon

Monday, November 11, 2013

Colorado teen found as American face on tragedy; Incognito says he regrets using "N-word" with Martin; freed Miami Herald reporter describes 48-hour captivity; Liberia releases publisher who protested in N.Y. Times; Malcolm X family sues to block diary's publication; NABJ on track to end year in the black, Butler says; Philly's City Paper retracts "almond-eyed" line in review (11/11/13)

 

Miami Herald Reporter Freed in Venezuela

Saturday, November 9, 2013

U.S. of "enormous assistance" despite frosty relations; Dolphins' Jonathan Martin to tell story to NFL investigator; Obama said to throw defenders in media under the bus; in TV ads, only McAuliffe sought Hispanic vote in Va.; Orange County Register says it won't use "Redskins"; Blackistone decries "Star-Spangled Banner" at games; this much whiteness is "not healthy for the field"; Africans, Asians, Latin Americans more upbeat on future (11/8/13)

 

Miami Herald Reporter Held in Venezuela

Friday, November 8, 2013

Detaining journalists has become "recurring practice"; Dolphins' Jonathan Martin to tell story to NFL investigator; Obama said to throw defenders in media under the bus; in TV ads, only McAuliffe sought Hispanic vote in Va.; Orange County Register says it won't use "Redskins"; Blackistone decries "Star-Spangled Banner" at games; this much whiteness is "not healthy for the field"; Africans, Asians, Latin Americans more upbeat on future (11/8/13)

 

Don Lemon Protests, "I Am Not Supporting Stop-and-Frisk"

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

CNN anchor reviled for commentary on Joyner radio show; AP, N.Y. Times say "terrorist" not so easy to define; Elizabeth Vargas checks into rehab over alcohol abuse; Arlene Morgan leaves Columbia J-School after 13 years; health-care snafu overshadows cuts in aid to poor; Obama team leaked GOP plan on Rev. Wright, book says; N.Y.'s El Diario: New mayor should name diversity chief; D.C. City Council urges NFL team to change name (11/6/13)

 

Monuments to Supremacy: Do Not Disturb?

Monday, November 4, 2013

Newspapers won't rock boat on tributes to "Lost Cause"; Ray Suarez joins Al Jazeera America; 2 French journalists kidnapped, killed in northern Mali; editor to staffers: Nothing negative about CBS, please; news media reluctant to call LAX shooter a terrorist; finally, N.Y. Times covers racial profiling in stores (11/4/13)

 

Obama Likes "Bull Sessions" With Columnists

Friday, November 1, 2013

Handful of black journalists have participated; accused of racism, writer finds home at National Review; Michael Giarrusso named AP's global sports editor; columnist debunks health care act horror story; Norman Pearlstine back, Martha Nelson out at Time Inc.; Cleveland Indians' "Chief Wahoo" is less and less visible; change at New York's El Diario: Beginning or end?; some still "shocked" to see a black photographer; on Halloween, "even management can have fun" (11/1/13)

 
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