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Journal-isms
Some Journalists Feel Trump Ban Personally

Some Journalists Feel Trump Ban Personally

'This isn't the America I promised' my wife; Dallas, Fort Worth papers applaud protesters; for some, Obama's new spokesman looks familiar; Sotomayor says U. of Michigan needs more blacks; ABC moves Cecilia Vega to White House (1/30/17)
'Today' Hour 3: Kelly In; Roker, Hall Out

‘Today’ Hour 3: Kelly In; Roker, Hall Out

Joy Reid's contract expiring at MSNBC; Updated: BET site traffic dwarfs all competitors; Gwen Ifill honored at duPont-Columbia Awards; Bannon to media: Keep mouth shut, ‘just listen’; Asian American stand-ins ‘absolutely fabulous’!; NAHJ's top staffer gives voice to LGBT Latinos; strongman gone, Gambian journalists come home (1/27/17)
BET.com Traffic Dwarfs All Competitors

BET.com Traffic Dwarfs All Competitors

Celebrity news, award-show ties pay off; Ron Wade, ‘beloved,’ ‘smart’ editor, dies at 62; campaign reporters say role of race undercovered; Trump got twice as much airtime as Clinton; Univision creates free online tool for immigrants; Ozy raises more millions — to grow its staff; K.C. reporter ‘constantly’ sent to urban core (1/25/16)
What Black Networks Missed by Not Showing the Inauguration

What Black Networks Missed by Not Showing the Inauguration

BET says viewers were more interested in Obama; Essence permits staffers to carry signs at march; Trump favors net neutrality foe to head FCC (1/20/17)