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Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

Richard’s column also appears on TheRoot.com.
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Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

For 13 years, Richard Prince has authored the three-times-a-week online column “Journal-isms”‘ to show how journalism shapes, or is shaped by, diversity.
Latest entries
The Day It Became Easier to Say He's Racist

The Day It Became Easier to Say He’s Racist

President crudely insults El Salvador, Haiti, Africa (1/11/18)
What Was Oprah Really Saying?

What Was Oprah Really Saying?

Writer hears speech as call to the rest of us; . . . black women want return on their investment; Gilbert Cruz named N.Y. Times culture editor; ‘Latinas in Journalism’ draws 1,400 members; MSNBC wins black viewers in primetime cable; Omarosa gets passing reference in ‘Fire and Fury’ in Anti-Trump land, ignored by mainstream media; pot...
'Black Journalists Only, Please'

‘Black Journalists Only, Please’

Request after Erica Garner’s death prompts debate; U.S. Muslims projected to outnumber Jews by 2040; Simeon Booker services set for National Cathedral; Kotb won’t make near Lauer’s salary on ‘Today’; Henderson to return to Detroit Public TV; Marshall Project makes diversity a ‘central pillar’; K.C. Star forces release of chilling footage; St. Paul paper applauds...
Essence Sold to Black-Owned Firm

Essence Sold to Black-Owned Firm

Personal care mogul to partner with black women (1/3/18); Diversity’s greatest hits, 2017: Where will they take us in the year ahead? (1/2/18)