Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

NABJ Executive Director Resigns

Monday, January 20, 2014

Interim successor led medical association, Alpha Phi Alpha; black media outlets petition for share of anti-tobacco ads ; essayists took notes at star-studded Baraka funeral; Obama concedes some don't like idea of a black president; ImpreMedia weekly in Orlando lays off editorial staff; black students suspended over gestures in "goofy" photo; Aristide supporters charged in 2000 killing of journalist (1/20/14)

 

NABJ Rejects Free Tickets From Morocco

Friday, January 17, 2014

Royal Air Maroc, national airline carrier of Morocco, is based in Casablanca andBoard decides ethical issues are not worth it; screenwriter Ridley defends brutality in "12 Years a Slave"; CNN drops midday show co-anchored by Suzanne Malveaux; Texas stations won't spell out "Martin Luther Coon" gaffe; Blogosphere: Did Vanity Fair lighten Nyong'o's skin? (1/17/13)

 

Black-Press Visitors to Morocco Called Pawns

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Envoy from occupied "last colony in Africa" sees politics; in milestone, Rob King to head ESPN's news operations; evening news shows ignore landmark Internet ruling; BET, HuffPost BlackVoices top black Internet sites in 2013; Survey: Public cared more about cold snap than Christie; even Africans absorb Western misreporting of the continent; a click supports jailed journalist needing medical attention (1/16/14)

 

Black Press Takes Free Trip to Morocco

Monday, January 13, 2014

Arab government reaches out to African Americans; . . . news groups' policies on expenses-paid trips; Armond White expelled from New York film critics group; in light of massacre, media portrait of Sharon questioned; "a black man" did it in West Virginia; Kevin Lewis leaving White House for Justice Department; Medsger details reporting early inklings of COINTELPRO; Boston's Bay State Banner unable to repay city for bailout (1/13/14)

 

Tamron Hall Bares Pain of Sister's Slaying

Friday, January 10, 2014

Critic gets comeuppance at television writers conference; Christie scandal a fift: "The fat man sang," Geraldo says; coverage of Baraka's death ranges from front page to none; media did "real disservice" in making Blair saga about race; CNN Pentagon correspondent moving to local D.C. station; . . . Russ Mitchell: You can have incredible impact; . . Leon Harris: Moving to local brings a special reward; new FCC chair plans scrutiny of media consolidation tactic (1/10/13)

 

Why "Scandal" Ranks No. 1 With Black Viewers

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Passion, angst and pride that a black woman is the star; Hispanics choose novelas over English-language shows; sharp-tongued film critic denies heckling filmmaker; Janice Min adds Billboard to her Hollywood Reporter portfolio; 10 key areas for journalists in the digital age; Tamron Hall sometimes feels "a bit of resentment" on hair; Mindy Kaling has no problem with Elle cover (1/8/13)

 

Harris-Perry's Apology Doesn't Quiet Controversy

Monday, January 6, 2014

Politics, race, Mormonism and babies a volatile mix; NBCLatino's Chris Peña apparently leaves network; "SNL" hires black woman after auditioning two dozen; N.Y. Times finds War on Poverty kept rate from climbing higher; older blacks less likely to go online than white seniors; Detroit's Suzette Hackney joins Toledo Blade opinion pages (1/6/13)

 

Damaged Boxers Making Writers Uneasy

Friday, January 3, 2014

Mike Perez, left, lands a hard left hook on the head of Magomed Abdusalamov duriSome still say fighters fare better in ring than in streets; obit writers cautious on labeling radio talker a racist; Paula Madison wants out of money-losing WNBA team; Roberts disclosure, "Duck Dynasty" could be tipping point; Fox News keeps cable news ratings title for 2013; "10 More Journalists and Trends to Watch in 2014"; Wesley Lowery moves from Boston Globe to Washington Post (1/3/14)

 

Jobless Critic Raises $4K to Stave Off Homelessness

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Craig Lindsey appealed on Internet for $900 to pay his rent; Robin Roberts' prominence makes coming out significant; NABJ ends year with $183,000 surplus, Butler says; Harris-Perry sorry for joke about Romney's black grandson; Egypt detains Al Jazeera journalists for 15 days; Detroit group offers free houses for writers; "Love letter" to newspapers still available online (1/1/14)

 

Diversity's Greatest Hits, 2013

Monday, December 30, 2013

ESPN analyst Chris Broussard's mistake was offering "personal comments,"   accordA year in the quest for news media that look like America: Growing intolerance of intolerance, insensitivity;  . . ESPN lists additional steps on cultural sensitivity; Unity is dead, co-founders say; a resilient Roland Martin; White House press corps fades to white; Essence editor speaks out after firing; media consolidation erodes minority ownership; the numbers; Al Jazeera America, Fusion, ABC, MSNBC are bright spots; passing of diversity heroes; FAMU, Grambling, Morgan State put spotlight on HBCU journalism; most popular "Journal-isms" columns of 2013 (12/30/13) 

 
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