Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Awash in the March on Washington

Sunday, August 18, 2013

"The poverty rate among African-American children is especially alarming, as it Stage-setters began a month ago, building to Aug. 28; NPR CEO Gary Knell leaving for National Geographic; Egyptian military lashes out at foreign news media; Ellsworth Davis, 86, first black photog at Washington Post; "The Butler" opening nearly recoups its production costs; Al Jazeera America debuts, but advertisers still skittish; PBS three-part "Latino Americans" seeks a wide audience (8/19/13)

 

Journalists Can't Heed U.S. Warnings to Flee

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Washington Post reported that the violence in Egypt involved the security foDespite Egypt's danger, "There's a story going on, after all"; J-grads of color continue to lag in finding work; Univision may win in GOP boycott of NBC, CNN; Teshima Walker, NPR producer and "sistergirl,"dies at 44; advice on diversity from a middle-aged white guy: Do it; Pitts: Superficial coverage of race amounts to silence; Fusion network will be "very loud voice" on immigration; "The Butler" moving to top weekend box office; Knight Fellows describe "re-engineering journalism"; C-SPAN plans week of eyewitness accounts on civil rights. (8/16/13)

 

Journalists Killed in Egypt Violence

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Hundreds die as authorities target Morsi backers; Egyptian press battered by repressive tactics; Whitlock returns to ESPN after six years with Fox.com; Hugh Douglas out at ESPN — a  writer says good riddance; will Washington Post now hire Native Americans?; ethnic groups vary on how much should be secret; "as long as I'm ghostwriting your book . . . "; Jackson Jr. sentenced, but leaves unanswered questions; Va. editor designs "Evening Pilot," her paper's iPad app (8/14/13)

 

N.Y. Media on Both Sides of "Stop and Frisk"

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Judge rules policy singled out blacks, Hispanics; Michele Norris, husband host vacationing Obamas; networks "never seem to find that person of color"; why won't fashion industry recognize its race problem?; NPR, ombudsman differ on Indian foster care series; CNN's Lemon responds to critics of advice to blacks; Sanjay Gupta apologizes for past anti-pot stance; AOL to lay off hundreds at Patch this week; higher education system growing more racially polarized (8/12/13)

 

Mark Russell Ousted in Orlando Cost-Cutting

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Sentinel editor to be replaced by corporate manager; Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff to co-anchor PBS "NewsHour"; to Jeff Bezos: "good on diversity" won't be good enough; ESPN co-hosts in skirmish at NABJ convention party; Univision gets $500,000 grant for investigative journalism; Ebony devotes issue to Trayvon Martin, features 4 covers; Latinos disproportionately among suspended players; Johnny Depp blames critics for failure of "Lone Ranger"; Soul of the South network debuts daily newscast; C-SPAN looks at role of black soldiers in Civil War (8/7/13)

 

Washington Post Sold to Amazon Founder

Sunday, August 4, 2013

After stunning news, NABJ seeks meeting with new owner; Latino percentage of newsroom jobs at lowest since 2001; Scarbrough named exec producer at Al Jazeera America; Fla. lawmakers to hold hearings on "Stand Your Ground"; a week when anti-Asian slurs were off the charts; photographer documents toll of oil industry on Indians; "Reliable Sources" hosts all the same gender, hue; C-SPAN to feature March on Washington programming (8/5/13)

 

Roland Martin Tells NABJ: Think Small, Fight

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Big brands not always big opportunities, says "Journalist of the Year"; NABJ elects Bob Butler president; Gannett cuts jobs in its newspaper division, NAHJ honors 8 media firms for visibility of Latinos; Eric Deggans to join NPR as TV critic; Calvin Sims leaving Ford Foundation to lead nonprofit; Ford grant targets Asian, gay issues in heartland; Steve Jones, longtime USA Today music critic, 57 (8/2/13)

 

NABJ Elects Bob Butler President

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Campaign ends amid concern over deficit, executive director, Gannett cuts jobs in its newspaper division, NAHJ honors 8 media firms for visibility of Latinos; Eric Deggans to join NPR as TV critic; Calvin Sims leaving Ford Foundation to lead nonprofit; Ford grant targets Asian, gay issues in heartland; Steve Jones, longtime USA Today music critic, 57 (8/2/13)

 

Plain Dealer Loses One-Third of Its Newsroom

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Plain Dealer   Editor Debra Adams Simmons addresses the newsroom on Thursday. TerrDeparture list said to include 8 staffers of color; Vanessa K. Bush moves up to Essence editor-in-chief; why don't more people of color own television stations?; Oprah's OWN turns corner toward profitability; Rachel Swarns to write Metro column in N.Y. Times; home of nation's first Spanish TV station to be demolished; pain said to underlie Indian silence on Trayvon; why are ethnic media invisible to journalism heavyweights?; Lowe gains additional journalism post at Marquette; writer presents his book on "The Butler" to a packed house (7/31/13)

 

Armstrong Williams Eyes Another Station

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Commentator may benefit from Sinclair's latest purchase; people of color stall at 19.4% of local TV workforce; media don't discuss race when it applies to them; Don Lemon scored for on-air Bill Cosby-style speech; critic writes about rarely mentioned topic: white privilege; 'P. Diddy" Combs hires Clinkscales as CEO of new network; Iowa congressman criticized over DREAMers comment (7/29/13)

 
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