Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Obama Takes to TV as Public Balks on Syria

Monday, September 9, 2013

Univision, Al Jazeera complain they were left out; conflict in Syria becoming a "freelancer's war"; Syrian journalists ask Western help on press freedom; Miami Herald's new Spanish tabloid features "largest hips"; some Mexican-Americans said to spurn census category; E. Steven Collins, "unofficial Philly mayor," dies at 58; another list knocked as too male, too white; ESPN considered, rejected dropping use of "Redskins"; march anniversary left self-esteem issues unaddressed (9/9/13)


Radio Ads Try Shaming Redskins on Name

Friday, September 6, 2013

Oneida Nation buys time in cities where team will play; ex-captive journo on Syria: Report about the moderates; N.Y. Times rejects government plea, runs NSA story; D.C. anchor Leon Harris recovers after near-fatal attack; Ohio prison suicide called "escape hatch from justice"; inquiring minds had questions of Post's new owner; women invested in success of Ifill- Woodruff team; after first week, Al Jazeera America faces serious hurdles (9/6/13)


Blacks, Latinos Break With Obama on Syria

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., right, shown with Andrea Mitchell of MSNBC, opposes Survey respondents join whites in opposing military action; stories on low-income groups said to miss the big picture; Bezos meets Washington Post staff; diversity not a topic; opinion editor urges writers to protest op-ed cutback; NPR's "LatinoUSA" expands to an hour; N.Y. Times offends in linking "twerking" with race, class; Pinkston, Peterson latest to connect with Al Jazeera; Liberia answers jailed journalist's N.Y. Times op-ed (9/4/13)


"The Butler" Tops Box Office for 3rd Weekend

Monday, September 2, 2013

Companion book debuts as N.Y. Times best seller; Balta, Navarrette go at it over NAHJ panel snafu; skeptics cautious on source of Syrian chemical weapons; jailed Liberian editor blasts Sirleaf in N.Y. Times op-ed; Egypt releases, deports 3 from Al Jazeera English; Snowden papers show NSA spying on Al Jazeera, 2 presidents; West calls Sharpton "house Negro of Obama plantation"; Kennedy counters anti-affirmative action arguments; MediaTakeOut: "Basically a creative writing assignment" (9/2/13)


Have Black Journalists Overcome?

Friday, August 30, 2013

Coverage of march anniversary shows progress, setbacks; . . . O'Reilly apologizes for not doing his reporting; . . . Dreamers remember journalist Salazar in L.A. Tribute; Murdoch's U.S. papers beat war drums on Syria; black reporter calls on white nationalist — mind game?; Miley Cyrus called everything but a child of God; slain Australian buried amid debate over role of race; GM woos Hispanic journalists at Detroit HQ; Al Jazeera America draws fraction of potential audience (8/30/13)


Black Journalists Dodge Slings, Arrows

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Calvin StovallGannett removes Stovall as editor at Binghamton, N.Y.; . . Mark Russell lands as M.E. at Commercial Appeal; . . . Burney transferred from Inquirer editorial page; . . . newscast dumped, Blackmon leaving N.J. for Nashville; NAHJ: "Mistakes were made" in organizing political panel; "a day as important as any in our history" (8/28/13)


NABJ, NAHJ Leaders Discuss Joint Convention

Monday, August 26, 2013

Addressing his members about the Unity coalition, Hugo Balta, president of the NBalta indicts Unity as "handcuffing" Latino group; Toyota pledges $100,000 to underwrite NAHJ conference; accent on timidity blamed for slow Latino progress; Deggans' "Reliable Sources" is departure from the same-old (8/26/13)


NAHJ Re-Evaluating Membership in Unity

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Concerns similar to reasons NABJ left two years ago; Curry: I wanted to create a space for Asian journos; N.Y. Times agrees with NLGJA on identifying Manning (8/24/13); NBC's paid internships bring more diversity — Journalists of color miss out on mid-management jobs; in wake of gaffes, ESPN begins sensitivity sessions; how should journalist groups interact with communities?; new ESPN site aims to develop black sportswriters (8/23/13)



NBC's Paid Internships Bring More Diversity

Friday, August 23, 2013

Journalists of color miss out on mid-management jobs; in wake of gaffes, ESPN begins sensitivity sessions; how should journalist groups interact with communities?; new ESPN site aims to develop black sportswriters (8/23/13)


Black Optimism Fades Since Obama '08

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Only 45% of Americans see "substantial progress" since '63; Bradley Manning sentenced, asks pardon from Obama; John X. Miller gets top newsroom job in Winston-Salem; Africa Price resigns as editor in Shreveport, La.; more than 900 registered for AAJA convention in N.Y.; Al Jazeera America sues AT&T after opening-day dis; "Black in America" returns with "education gap" show; "Google Translate" makes the switch to "undocumented" (8/22/13)

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