Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Vargas File Might Never Get to Court

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Immigration cases awaiting resolution at all-time high; Detroit Free Press seeks to save high school J-program; reporter quits after comments on young black men, dads; social media pan S.C. story heavy on police account; "Race beat" seemingly on rise at mainstream outlets; ABC casts most diverse season in recent TV history; "stunning" lack of diversity on cable talk shows (7/16/14)


Undocumented Vargas Detained Near Border

Monday, July 14, 2014

For three years, authorities have declined to prosecute; Plain Dealer seeking beat writer for LeBron's Cavaliers; Rhonda Lee, fired in hair dustup, finds new weather job; demoted Pam Oliver says disappointment has subsided; five lessons the World Cup broadcasts taught the media; Seigenthaler sent off to music of civil rights movement; BET apologizes to photographer over snub at "BET Awards" (7/14/14)


LeBron "Changes Everything" for Cleveland

Friday, July 11, 2014

"I can't recall any other story comparable," editor says; John Seigenthaler dies at 86, legendary advocate on race; director links "border children" influx to U.S. policy; conservatives fill void in dwindling statehouse coverage; fellowship gives columnist an idea on gun violence; Va. paper supports decision to remove Confederate flag; NABJ members to vote on new constitution; Star-Ledger to move out of Newark; FCC seeks comments on Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal (7/11/14)


Disease From Child Migrants Called Unlikely

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Administration disagrees with assertions by columnists; media groups call out Obama on suppression of news; Inquirer promotes Clark, Escobar to managing editors; China signs agreement for study visits from HBCUs; veteran photog, 83, denied credentials at BET Awards; Menendez story could have been smear by Cuban agents; Shawna Thomas given digital role at "Meet the Press"; Jezebel said to miss opportunity for diversity; blogger for Redskins quits after old tweets surface (7/9/14).


20th Essence Festival Draws Record 550,000

Monday, July 7, 2014

Event boosts magazine, raises millions for New Orleans; reporter's lament: "Only the white guys get back to me"; NPR stations in a quandary about replacing "Tell Me More"; border-town paper pessimistic on immigration solution; writer: Media deceived by muffling of protests in Brazil; N.Y. monthly's headline refers to Obama with N-word; blacks who achieve are ignored, says Pulitzer winner; president admits journalist jailings hurt Egypt's reputation (7/7/14)


Protecting Slavery Is Motive in New July 4 Narrative

Monday, June 30, 2014

Did colonists fear England's moves against black bondage?; C-SPAN3 to cover 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act; judge throws out Zimmerman suit against NBC; diversity of NPR listeners on par with college grads; people of color own 3% of commercial FM stations; news media played role in wrongful convictions; ex-chair says FCC could pull Redskins owner's licenses; El Diario accusations have impreMedia in crisis node; Nigerian government hires U.S. P.R. firm over Boko Haram (6/30/14)


Retorts to "You Spend Too Much Time on Race"

Friday, June 27, 2014

Race-studies scholars share their responses to the haters; people of color own 3% of commercial TV stations; Tamron Hall wears natural hair for first time on "Today"; Benjamin Chavis named interim CEO of black-press group; World Cup ratings put games among elite sports telecasts; Univision president speaks out on child refugees; foreign-language press thrives; readers may not be online; 42% of top companies link compensation to diversity goals; network news says "billionaire" 4 times more than "poverty" (6/27/14)


Black Media Aided Nail-Biting Miss. Victory

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

$20,000 in ads, social media helped GOP senator; Latino group produces camera-ready experts in 12 markets; petition urges Univision, Telemundo to include Afro-Latinos; in rare move, Asian American journalists president seeks 2nd term; Marshall Project hires first journalist of color; jailing of journalists threatens Egypt's foreign aid; Detroit News becomes latest to drop "Redskins"; Tampa Bay Times' Ivan Penn honored for business writing; Eric Brown, Chicago radio sportscaster, dies at 58 (6/25/14)


Egypt Gives Al Jazeera Journalists 7-10 Years

Monday, June 23, 2014

President el-Sissi declares he won't interfere with ruling; Heart & Soul pays writer, says it hopes to rise again; Mekahlo Medina sole seeker of NAHJ presidency; Calif. auditor confirms investigative report on sterilizations; Canadian band's idea fits Redskins controversy to a T; Craigslist a window into uncensored thoughts on race; CBS Report spotlights racism in stands at World Cup; N.Y. Post unrepentant in Central Park Five case (6/23/14)


Who Wants to Buy a TV Station?

Friday, June 20, 2014

Six outlets for sale at "nominal" price to diverse buyers; Omar Tyree, co-writer of Marion Barry memoir, is a believer; no blacks in N.Y. Times freelancer's piece on Detroit; "Freedom Summer" 50th anniversary begins; immigrants no longer majority of Hispanic workers; Chicago Tribune questions decision on Redskins trademark; residents interviewed along with cops — novel idea?; in Britain, BBC ramps up diversity efforts; editor of state-controlled paper arrested in Zimbabwe (6/20/14)

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