Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Obama Remarks on Verdict Followed Black Prodding

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Commentators criticized president's silence on race; Smiley dismisses speech — book recalls Obama-West clash; Native American Journalists Association marks 30 years; Jet magazine announces cover-to-cover redesign; Henri Cauvin, Rachel Swarns leaving D.C. for New York; study of N.Y. Times finds 3.4 times as many male sources as female (7/19/13)

 

Boycotting Fla. Would Cost NABJ $1 Million

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Association wants Martin, Zimmerman families in Orlando; intern who confirmed fake Asian names reported fired; "We're now losing TV newsrooms at . . . eight per year"; N.Y. Times reader donations help cure African women; Obama nominates ex-reporter Crystal Nix Hines for UNESCO; Sandra Lilley named managing editor of NBCLatino; Al Jazeera journalist fears U.S. version aims to "appease"; "This Week From Indian Country Today" going online only (7/15/13)

 

Victorious Zimmerman Team Blasts Media

Saturday, July 13, 2013

"He didn't know why he was turned into this monster" (7/14/13); New rules: No criminalizing journalists; noted thinkers write about race in newspaper series; station airs mock Asian names of pilots in crash; MSNBC briefly shows Trayvon Martin's dead body; two Egyptian journalists killed covering protests; ABC spotlights group seeking missing women of color; "The Power of Southern Blacks Has Been Dissipated"; Layhmond Robinson Jr., pioneer black journalist, dies at 88; winning photographer sees spirit shining through decay (7/12/13)

 

New Rules: No Criminalizing Journalists

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Optimism after revised rules from Justice Dept.; noted thinkers write about race in newspaper series; station airs mock Asian names of pilots in crash; MSNBC briefly shows Trayvon Martin's dead body; two Egyptian journalists killed covering protests; ABC spotlights group seeking missing women of color; "The Power of Southern Blacks Has Been Dissipated"; Layhmond Robinson Jr., pioneer black journalist, dies at 88; winning photographer sees spirit shining through decay (7/12/13)

 

Roland Martin to Host Morning TV Show

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Roland Martin on the set on "Washington Watch With Roland Martin" in March 2011,TV One program succeeds Sunday's "Washington Watch"; Black Enterprise ad dollars plummet after cutback; social-media debate not influencing Zimmerman jury; "racist" goes undefined, but poll results generate buzz; Asian American at Sun-Times weighs in on headline; AP approves "coup" to describe overthrow in Egypt; ABC News veteran named news V.P.for Fusion; company creates "Al" mannequin for target practice (7/10/13)

 

Blacks Lead Whites in Naming TV as Top News Source

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Internet is second choice for all groups, Gallup says; reporter finds Calif. forcibly sterilized female inmates; Sun-Times editor sorry "if anybody was offended"; leader of "secret Supreme Court" hid in plain sight; Raymond Rodriguez, 87, revealed Latino deportations; is "Caucasian" a polite euphemism whose time has passed?; Egyptian crowd targets CNN after mistaken identification; police horsewhip Nigerian journalist delivering letter (7/8/13)

 

"The Lone Ranger" Flopping at Box Office

Thursday, July 4, 2013

"Train wreck" mutes discussion of portrayal of Indians; staff at Egypt's largest paper said to detain editor; American reporter wouldn't venture into Tahrir Square; Blackmon offered new role as N.Y. station cancels newscast; black teen dropouts have 5% chance of landing a job; "economic affirmative action" has its drawbacks; CNN's "The N Word" special sparks rebuttals; cuts in store for groups providing diversity to public TV; Nigerian "Oprah" launches Africa-wide network (7/5/13)

 

First, Egypt's Army Went for the News Media

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to  Cairo's Tahrir Square celebrating thStation employees arrested before Morsi's overthrow; press-freedom group urges Europe to protect Snowden; blacks more engaged with top news stories than whites; Zimmerman trial not the meditation on race some expected; "The N Word" special boosts CNN ratings by 90%; public editor: Calling people "mutts" wasn't best idea; Tribune Co. deal speeds television industry consolidation; 7.7 million watch, 10 million tweet BET Awards (7/3/13)

 

Black Journalists Awed, Moved by '63 March

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Few blacks in white media, but they reported it elsewhere; media's indifference to Africa said to be costly; local television news salaries fell last year; gay flap said to expose inconsistent ESPN journalism; leaks renew question of "Who is a journalist?"; Soledad O'Brien signs deal with Al Jazeera America; Ann Curry special beats all competition; Texas publisher Kilpatrick dies, honored by Hispanics (7/1/13)

 

Trayvon's Friend Ignites Social Media

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Rachel Jeantel watches defense attorney Don West while on the stand during GeorgRachel Jeantel personifies race, class, culture clash; Paula Deen story should really be about the workplace; gay people "all over the airwaves" on Wednesday; voting rights challenges likely across the nation; declines in black enrollment followed affirmative action curbs; the Root, Black America Web seeking editors; Kenneth Noble, former N.Y. Times writer, seriously ill; Charles Pugh, broadcaster-turned-pol, stripped of salary; D.C. anchor shakes nerves, throws out first pitch (6/28/13)

 
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