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Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

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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.
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Fox Drops 'Fair & Balanced' Slogan

Fox Drops ‘Fair & Balanced’ Slogan

People of color are among those who mocked it; FAMU won’t house new black network after all; reporter’s attacker given community service; writers union not satisfied with Ebony pledge; still not 'deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history’ no blacks, Latinas on new Washington Post product; Poynter, NABJ team for leadership training; Google creates interactive site...
A Child's Bed Becomes a Killing Scene

A Child’s Bed Becomes a Killing Scene

NBCU exec grieves, estranged husband held; Dyson raises white privilege after Maher apology; big Comey audience includes Telemundo twist; marker to honor slave who killed overseer; could TV viewing be a factor in support for Trump?; ‘Race plays a part in so many things. . .’; excuses for Kaepernick unemployment don’t wash; no such thing...
Bill Maher's Fate Up for Debate

Bill Maher’s Fate Up for Debate

Critics of color assess comic's use of N-word; new Ebony owners blame Johnson Publishing; investigation confirms worst fears about prisons; mugshots both public service, tools for extortion; 'Don’t put your hands on me’; FCC expected to permit still more consolidation; Chicago Sun-Times advocates for undocumented; Qatar crisis threatens crown jewel: Al Jazeera; NABJ launches...
'Trump to Pittsburgh: Drop Dead.'

‘Trump to Pittsburgh: Drop Dead.’

Line in climate-change speech turned on its head; Ebony pledges to pay writers in 30 days; 'Mission Accomplished' as NABJ touts turnaround; Jefferson named CBS News V.P. of operations; nooses, painted ‘N word’ add to hateful week; Dallas paper wants details in ambush of police; N.Y. Times public editor departs with warnings (June 2)