Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

2 Black Presidents, Gowns and White Ties

Monday, March 16, 2015

Barons of D.C. journalism take steps toward diversity; sports columnist's show pulled before it airs; a new rush to judgment in Ferguson; OU frat incident renews debates on N-word, racism; J-class finds innocent made to look like criminals; NBC News division coalescing around Lester Holt; NAHJ supports fired Mexican broadcast journalist; fellowship sends journalists of color abroad to report (3/16/15)


Ebony Delays Issue in Dispute Over Rates

Friday, March 13, 2015

Company maintains advertisers shortchange black media; fired host apologizes to first lady, denies bigotry; blacks, Latinos more likely to follow local crime news; the real Lakshmi Singh could make his day (3/13/15)


When Inmates Write Their Own Obits

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Some say assignment demonstrates power of journalism; meaning, consequences of racist frat chant debated; S. African reporter mugged as cameras roll; Lester Holt-led "NBC Nightly News" maintains its lead; Claude Sitton of N.Y. Times dies, outraged segregationists; editor Jonell Nash dies, encouraged healthful soul food; 42% of blacks followed Ferguson report, whites 18%; Columbia J-School to trim staff, student body, class sizes; L.A. public radio station persuades a nonvoter to vote (3/11/15)


"No Room for Error" in Face Time With Obama

Monday, March 9, 2015

5 question president en route to Selma anniversary; a "deep-dive" inside look at NBC News drama; Randy Archibold named N.Y. Times deputy sports editor; "floored" Pam Oliver signs multi-year contract with Fox; Ferrer heads project on misinformation about Hispanics; St. Louis paper: Disband area's municipal courts; Ethiopia using spying tools against journalists in U.S.; transcript of president's conversation with black journalists (3/9/15)


Black Journalists Back From "Africa's Last Colony"

Friday, March 6, 2015

Long-overlooked story told of continent's "Palestine"; . . . In accepting trip, "my integrity is not for sale"; . . . "small publications can't self-finance such trips"; NPR voices "too white" even in announcing underwriting; U.S. to pay Toledo Blade $18G for seizing equipment; "Empire" keeps adding viewers, shattering Nielsen records; images of the original Selma march, from a participant; despite government, gang-rape film finds audience (3/6/15)


"Wisest Course": Dump Ferguson P.D.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Post-Dispatch says the same about neighboring police; officers who severely beat Attica inmate make plea deal; Yale clears officer in case of columnist Blow's son; task force to determine future of Maynard Institute; children of color projected to be majority by 2020;. . . ASNE readies for 2015 newsroom diversity census; electronic media plan for 50th anniversary of Selma march; English, Spanish Sunday shows said to shortchange Latinos (3/4/15)


Standing Ovation for Dori J. Maynard

Monday, March 2, 2015

Oakland memorial service pauses for "Maynard moment"; Soul of the South lays off news employees, plans to regroup; 4 black journalists take Sun-Times buyouts; Why was Valerie Jarrett there? "Because I love April"; media, whistleblowers both win in Supreme Court ruling; "Land of positivity" behind in debts to magazines (3/2/15)


FCC's "Open Internet" Vote Praised, Panned

Friday, February 27, 2015

Hispanic journalists rejoice — Rainbow PUSH not so much; Monday's Dori Maynard memorial service to be livestreamed; Obama becomes interviewer for NPR's StoryCorps project; Holder won't give Fox an interview, defends Sharpton ties; in poll, only 35% say Bill O'Reilly is trustworthy; more checking census box for both black and white; Dallas columnist backs idea for memorial to lynchings; demographic shifts point to increasing Native voting power; American blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh (2/27/15)


Dori Maynard, Diversity Champion, Dies at 56

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

President of Maynard Institute succumbs to lung cancer; Maynard memorial service scheduled Monday in Oakland; one-third of Americans say Obama doesn't love America'; media said to downplay crimes against Latinos; FCC expected to ban paying for faster lanes on Internet; Jeb Bush took columns to heart, and to his dad; Asian Americans duel over who is the angriest; Lester Holt stays ratings course for 2nd week; Fox News stands behind O'Reilly on embellishment charges; columnist tells fellow whites about unconscious bias (2/24/15, 2/25/15 and 2/26/15)


A Fatuous, Racially Glib Night With Oscar

Monday, February 23, 2015

Pulitzer winner Wesley Morris says he has to go there; . . . what a difference four years makes; Gannett down to one African American top editor; black media group sues Comcast, claiming discrimination; O'Reilly defends himself against embellishment claims; journalism group challenges police on Chicago killing; Howard U. students, faculty add color to Wikipedia's white; Al Jazeera journalist accuses network of negligence (2/23/15)

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