Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Al Neuharth, Diversity Champion, Dies at 89

Friday, April 19, 2013

Gannett Co. leader set example in promotion, hiring; CNN's John King says, "What I am not is racist"; firm says don't judge magazine health by print-ad declines; "People Behaving Badly" — toward the photographer; Preston Davis dies, first black president of an ABC division; Lynne Duke, former Washington Post reporter, editor, dies at 56; Soul of the South network sets May 27 launch; Chicago Tribune to follow AP style on immigrants (4/19/13)

 

"Dark-Skinned Male" Report Highlights Errors

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Some use experts of color to comment on Boston bombing; Donna Brazile says CNN owes apology over "dark-skinned" report; Senate defeats measure on background checks; talk radio ramps up volume against immigration reform; 2,000 pay last respects to Margaret Thatcher; Bryant Gumbel acknowledges debt to Wendell Smith; more viewers of color turning to Netflix, Hulu, Roku; Zucker is asked about diversity at Atlanta meeting; play dramatizes plight of Mexican journalists. (4/17/13 and 4/18/13)

 

Denver Post Wins Pulitzer for Aurora Coverage

Monday, April 15, 2013

Gregory L. Moore David Barboza of N.Y. Times wins for China stories; Police deny N.Y. Post report that Saudi is bombing suspect; was Rubio correct in calling Che Guevara a racist?; 50th anniversary of King's "Letter From Birmingham Jail" (4/15/13)

 

A Shocking, Undercovered Story of Crime, Class, Race

Friday, April 12, 2013

African American abortion doctor on trial in Philly; journalist-turned-car dealer and other personal stories; J-professor tracks gang legacy of Central America's wars; Irish nanny's illegal status doesn't rate top billing; Rand Paul's speech at Howard U. called a dud; "42" film captures the hero, but maybe not the human; public broadcasting called underfunded for covering gun violence (4/12/13)

 

Black Enterprise Takes 35% Advertising Hit

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Black Enterprise is shifting its emphasis to its online editions.Jet dips in ad revenue; People en Español rises 21%; USA Today bars "illegal immigrant" except in direct quotes; NABJ president denies tie between Martin honor, CNN exit; Hoy wins IRE award for showing community fear of police; blacks prefer "Scandal" to NCAA; Hispanics pick "The Voice"; Asian Americans more satisfied than other groups; how many ways can a song be ridiculed?; James Lewis, publisher of Birmingham Times, dies (4/10/13)

 

Heart & Soul Writers Get Overdue Pay

Monday, April 8, 2013

National Writers Union announces settlement for 12; CNN reintroduces itself free of blacks, Hispanics; last African American publisher resigns at Gannett; Roger Ebert celebrated as "soldier with a pen"; South Africans see mixed legacy for Thatcher; the more education, the less television-watching; Essence backs Obama on gun violence; Mark Walden, Memphis meteorologist, dies at 38; paper "unpublishes" letter after Native protests (4/8/13)

 

Roger Ebert Championed Diversity in Film

Friday, April 5, 2013

Caption: Roger Ebert and Chaz Hammelsmith Ebert at their 1992 wedding. (Credit: Critic found filmmakers of color "morally necessary"; Plain Dealer trims home delivery, plans staff cuts; website maps newspaper use of "illegal immigrant"; ex-FCC officials say Redskins name inappropriate on air; National Journal counts 2 blacks among staff of 70; MSNBC most diverse in survey of Sunday talk shows; report says media ignore unions, except as "troublemakers"; U.N. panel says Ethiopian is in prison for his views (4/5/13)

 

Layoffs Sting More for Blacks, Latinos

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Study confirms whites better able to recover from losses; big papers cautious in following AP on immigration; MSNBC names new black host,"buffoonery" ensues; Velshi leaving CNN after 12 years for unspecified project; . . . Velshi joining Al Jazeera America as first on-air hire; armed men storm 3 Baghdad newspaper offices; fake Somali pirates scam Time magazine, documentarians; Kent State gives Russ Mitchell its McGruder Diversity Award. (4/3/13)

 

AP Says, "Illegal Immigrant" No More

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Journalists of color have long called term dehumanizing (4/2/13); Byron Pitts: ABC "talks the talk" on diversity; Unity, NAHJ take their outrage beyond journalism; Coates says his blog is not meant to be perfect; columnist keeps focus on gap in NCAA graduation rates; Romona Robinson, Fox win in Cleveland musical chairs; Ebony, Slate among outlets examining gun violence; Asian Americans' numbers, languages make polling difficult; long-sought news archives a treasure trove on Till killing (4/1/13)

 

 

Byron Pitts: ABC "Talks the Talk" on Diversity

Monday, April 1, 2013

For Byron Pitts, the film was close to home.Network makes official its poaching from CBS; Unity, NAHJ take their outrage beyond journalism; Coates says his blog is not meant to be perfect; columnist keeps focus on gap in NCAA graduation rates; Romona Robinson, Fox win in Cleveland musical chairs; Ebony, Slate among outlets examining gun violence; Asian Americans' numbers, languages make polling difficult; long-sought news archives a treasure trove on Till killing (4/1/13)

 
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