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Video Vindicates Fla. Congresswoman

Video Vindicates Fla. Congresswoman

Chief of staff wrong about Rep. Frederica Wilson; . . . news outlets scramble to explain Niger ambush; what happens when patient demands white M.D.?; Jemele Hill says she deserved her suspension; Torres named first Latina editor of El Paso Times; Martin leaves sports columnist job for WashPost; NAHJ raises $8,000 for equipment in Puerto...
Now, Unpaid 'Uptown' Writers Organize

Now, Unpaid ‘Uptown’ Writers Organize

Union warns potential contributors; ‘a disgusting tap dance that’s all about politics’; U.S. presence in Africa is ‘wildly underreported; Tom Joyner says he’s retiring in two years; Kaepernick grievance seen as blow for player rights; FCC chair breaks silence on Trump tweet; court won’t require emergency alerts in Spanish; ‘MLK50’ aims to reframe Memphis conversation;...
Nelly's Accuser Decries Media Spotlight

Nelly’s Accuser Decries Media Spotlight

Woman says she’s been frightened into silence; writer has doubts aout Hill’s future at ESPN; 4 women sue Detroit Free Press over unequal pay; Gannett names black publisher, joins black editor; ‘Ask a Mexican’ Arellano quits as OC Weekly editor; FCC chairman pressed to speak out on Trump; How Trump is changing Hispanic media; Telenovela...
Nikole Hannah-Jones Wins a Big One

Nikole Hannah-Jones Wins a Big One

N.Y. Times writer on race to be MacArthur fellow; Ebony editor confirms she's left the company; journalists of color at 16.6 percent in ASNE census; State Dept., White House differ on media issues; Essence, People en Español in Time Inc. cutbacks; whites awarded for stories on black communities; why it's so hard for some to...