Richard Prince's Journal-isms™

2,500 Journalists Descending on S. Africa

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Commentators warn against turning Mandela into mush; 300 celebrate Elaine Rivera as a "kick-ass journalist"; glossing over the racism, sexism of the 1970s newsroom; did Obama take a swipe at his admirer, Chris Matthews?; Cuban media offering glimpses of candor; Clarence Page on ladder to lead D.C.'s Gridiron Club (12/9/13)

 

Mandela's Way With Journalists

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Reverential but professional coverage for hero without peer; . . . journalists' "curiosity very difficult to satisfy"; . . . media not always eager to cover the movement; . . . Mandela scored lack of diversity in S. African press (12/6/13)

 

N.Y. Post Beats Back Racism Lawsuits

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Sandra   Guzman, being interviewed by WPIX-TV reporter Lisa Mateo, alleges that NeRelated harassment case has been "resolved"; Bashir resigns from MSNBC over Palin comments; U.S., Japanese reporters scuffle on Biden trip; Detroit crisis prompts $500,000 in grants to media groups; battling cancer, Zoraida Sambolin leaving CNN;. . . CNN's Zucker planning less news, prime-time shakeup; ESPN'S Cross to be news anchor at "News One Now"; film critics raising money to bury colleague Eric Harrison; why not pay Washington team owner to change the name?; journalists, fellows produce black guide to law schools (12/4/13)

 

 

Garry D. Howard Out as Sporting News Editor

Monday, December 2, 2013

Helped publication reinvent itself as web property (12/3/13); caution urged on teen "knockout" story; councilman elected in media fail held on DUI, pot charges; Daily Kos calls Obama cartoon ape-like, racist; would greater press-box diversity help kill the N-word?; almost 2/3 of female journalists threatened in their work; "60 Minutes" segment on Capitol told only some of story Roland Martin says Va. digs remind him of Texas home (12/2/13)

 

 

Caution Urged on Teen "Knockout" Story

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Information vacuum in "trend" of attacks by young blacks; councilman elected in media fail held on DUI, pot charges; Daily Kos calls Obama cartoon ape-like, racist; would greater press-box diversity help kill the N-word?; almost 2/3 of female journalists threatened in their work; "60 Minutes" segment on Capitol told only some of story Roland Martin says Va. digs remind him of Texas home (12/2/13)

 

"Love, Peace and Soul!" And More

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Looking for the right holiday gift? Books by A. Peter Bailey, Jinx Coleman Broussard, Alfredo Corchado, Ericka Blount Danois, Lolis Eric Elie, Hattie Kauffman, Gil L. Robertson IV, Miki Turner, George Willis, Gary Younge (11/27/13)

 

"Worst of the Worst" Are All Black Men

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Tenn. paper catches heat for front page array of mug shots; Pryor, Rock regretted their use of the N-word; paid internships can increase diversity, writer contends; Sarah Palin doesn't back down from slavery comparison; campaign spotlights violence against women journalists; Rodman tops list of GQ's "least influential people" of '13; Geraldo Rivera's syndicated radio show to air only in N.Y.; Howard U. seeks to restore ties to John H. Johnson; USA Today, 2nd paper spurn White House handout photos. (11/25/13)

 

White Writers Join N-Word Debate

Thursday, November 21, 2013

" 'You don't get it; you're white.' . . . doesn't work for me"; news organizations challenge White House on photo access; Al Jazeera testing S.F.-based Internet news network; Kennedy assassination marked year the '60s came together; NBCLatino to shed 3 positions in January relaunch; former librarian, 83, recorded 140,000 tapes of TV news; Blackistone needed more time to explain, ombudsman says (11/22/13)

 

CNN Pumps Up Don Lemon

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Some debate whether commentaries are appropriate; stark differences in cable coverage of typhoon, health care; Sheila Solomon, longtime recruiter, wins Ida B. Wells Award; J-students urged to skip "apartheid-era" Inquirer city desk; Raul Ramirez diversity fund nets $10,000 since Friday; Eric Harrison, film critic and cartoonist, dies at 57; lift of foreign ownership limit could aid diversity; "Bitch Is the New Black" author joins Washington Post (11/20/13)

 

JFK Cemented Ties With Blacks

Sunday, November 17, 2013

President John F. Kennedy speaks at a news conference on April 12, 1961, in the Journalists shared in determined hope of the era; Kennedy wooed Ebony, Jet publisher John H. Johnson; Al Ortiz, CBS News exec, assigned to investigate misstep; Al Jazeera America ratings too low to be reported; Armstrong Williams wins OK to purchase two TV stations; like it or not, David Gregory's going to say "Obamacare"; rapper Kendrick Lamar boycotting GQ over compliment; USA Today revises "race-themed" headline on "Best Man" (11/18/13)

 
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