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All Hands on Duty for Hurricane Harvey

All Hands on Duty for Hurricane Harvey

What about when we need immigrants to rebuild?; ‘I was scared they were going to kill him’; an eye-opener on just who Trump pardoned; the Athletic admits narrow hiring circle; Newseum CEO out as financial review begins; how about statues of Lee’s, Guevara’s victims?; the day Dick Gregory ‘shocked’ San Antonio (8/28/17)
Daily News Loses Its Activist Black Columnist

Daily News Loses Its Activist Black Columnist

Black Lives Matter’s King joining Harvard project; N.Y. Times invites readers to chat about race; Jordan chosen as J-educator furthering diversity; RTDNA: Trump threatens journalists’ safety; Arizona Republic pans Trump as feeding paranoia; Latino groups praise CBS strides toward inclusion; Lee flap laid to ESPN’s fear of negative press; Village Voice ending print edition after...
Newsroom Leaders Fired at L.A. Times

Newsroom Leaders Fired at L.A. Times

Ousted chief was only person of color on Masthead; Gregory was especially fond of black journalists; where is outcry for victims of massive mudslide?; Charlottesville paper blames black vice mayor; SPJ says journalists should speak out on bias; Univision CEO unequivocal on white supremacists; ‘comically late’ and ‘breathtakingly stupid’; white men aren’t really ‘out of...
Media Portray an Unpresidential President

Media Portray an Unpresidential President

Poll agrees Trump was weak on Charlottesville; CNN refuses anti-media Trump campaign ad; with Trump, resist making false equivalency; ‘this virtually is a terrorist movement’; ESPN worry for fantasy auction of black players; 2 black Republicans say NABJ slights conservatives; The Root adds ‘Very Smart Brothas’; what it was like to be kicked out of...