Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

Was It Abramson's Pay? Her Style? Gender?

Friday, May 16, 2014

Baquet calls Glenn Greenwald criticism "idiotic"; in reversal, Google pledges to disclose diversity figures; next on net neutrality: contentious sitdown expected; MTV finds youth lack historical perspective on race; after criticism, Oprah postpones plans for Michael Sam reality show; secrecy over executions could be First Amendment issue (5/16/14)


Dean Baquet Named Top Editor at N.Y. Times

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Veteran journalist is first African American in role; calling "BS" on excuses for failing on newsroom diversity; Cooper's interview with Donald Sterling boosts CNN ratings; plans site targeting Asian Pacific Islanders ; Williams drops request for waiver to buy Pa. station; Cal State Long Beach regains accreditation after 17 years (5/14/14)


Reporters Tease Out Schoolgirls' Stories

Monday, May 12, 2014

"Too terrifying for words," says one who escaped; racial gap persists among kids who read and are read to; William Worthy, 92, defied U.S. government, traveled world; liberal media called out again on lack of diversity; Unity names executive director after nearly two years; NAHJ creates "Media Watch" after Cinco de Mayo segment; Michael Sam's kiss is business as usual for networks; Chinese Americans star in Take 2 of iconic photo; unsafe to relocate journalists to refugee camps, groups say (5/12/14)



New NPR Chief Has a Model for Diversity

Friday, May 9, 2014

Jarl Mohn says Latino listenership nearly doubled in L.A.; buyout of McClatchy service puts 5 blacks' jobs at risk; Matthews no longer "interim" NABJ executive director; citizen activists duped by phony photos of Nigerian firls; over 63 years, many came to take their Jet personally; internal, tech firm backlash to FCC's net neutrality plan MSNBC figures go "extra mile" in Cinco de Mayo apology; whites' "homosexual agenda" cited in support of black press; "senior black correspondent" to take over Colbert slot; Charles E. Rogers dies at 66, N.Y. entertainment columnist (5/9/14)


Jet Magazine Switches to Online Only

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

"Everything is moving faster," publisher says, quoting dad; abducted schoolgirls have media's attention, but for long?; Balta says others should learn from MSNBC apology; NPR's "Latino USA" welcomes White History Month; columnists honor "oppressed people's correspondent"; Nannette Hobson out at New England Cable News; Bill Nunn Jr. dies, broke racial barriers in sports, life; Norman Lumpkin dies, pioneer Alabama broadcaster; Newseum exhibit features immigrants, journalists of color; national black political talk show gets slot in D.C. (5/7/14);


Millions Changed Race or Ethnicity in Census

Monday, May 5, 2014

Many Hispanics don't claim a race; unusual rise in Indians; TV is best on journalists of color — online the worst; radio host steps in it as Sterling fallout continues; editor sounds alarm on English-language magazines for Latinos; a hat, an impersonation lighten tribute to Chuck Stone; MSNBC to apologize for Cinco de Mayo segment; J-student wins scholarship named for White House pioneer; Asian Americans protest Detroit News column; ProPublica finds confusion, neglect on desegregation; nominate a J-educator who has helped diversity (5/5/14)


Sterling Story Related to Whiteness of Press

Friday, May 2, 2014

Why wasn't owner's history given greater play earlier?; consumer groups fear "fast" and "slow" Internet lanes; journalists of color at each major fellowship program Garry Howard rejoins former owner of Sporting News; Judith Cummings, retired N.Y. Times writer, dies at 68; N.C. station offers 3 hours daily of black-targeted news (5/2/14)


Sudden Change of Editors at Ebony

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Jet's Mitzi Miller replaces Amy DuBois Barnett; why can't jailed people of color be three dimensional?; Poynter's Stephen Buckley to run youth program in Zambia; New York police outreach becomes P.R. disaster; Lupita Nyong'o is people's "most beautiful person"; Avis Thomas-Lester leaving Afro-American papers; People en Español insert features English-language content; Zoraida Sambolin returns to Chicago's WMAQ as co-anchor (4/23/14)


Ken Bunting Dies; Ex-Seattle P-I Editor Collapses at Tennis

Monday, April 21, 2014

Ken BuntingVeteran journalist, 65, worked in Texas, L.A., Ohio, Mo.; Slate raises hackles speculating on Hispanics, whiteness; UNC sets May 3 memorial service for Chuck Stone; ethnic weeklies invited to display front pages at Newseum; Indian from India meets Indians from America; Heartland Project Links a Prom to Demographic Change (4/21/14)


Feds Shut Down Unlicensed Black FM Station

Friday, April 18, 2014

Unhappy Mass. governor defends "important voice"; Pulitzers also spotlighted good journalism About Race; García Márquez: being a journalist kept "sense of reality"; Egyptian journalists protest becoming targets of violence; rum brand sponsors site on off-court NBA lifestyles; L'Opinión second to be called upon at White House; media found to cater to biases rather than shaping them; S. African press hero alarmed by political moves on media (4/18/14)

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