Journal-isms

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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
94% of Blacks Call Trump Unfit

94% of Blacks Call Trump Unfit

60% of Hispanics agree in new poll; media turn to Puerto Rico despite logistical issues; Lauren Williams named editor-in-cief at Vox.com; Jemele Hill says she let down her colleagues; some in NFL protest fear message is being lost; expanded duties for Rob King at ESPN; first-time TV directors of color double; blacks less likely to...
Trump's NFL Attacks Embolden Journalists

Trump’s NFL Attacks Embolden Journalists

‘Racism’ and ‘white supremacy’ stated more easily; media executive named NABJ executive director; border wall no panacea, USA Today Network finds; Puerto Rico overshadowed by NFL, health care; homicides a mental health crisis in Chicago; 7 projects get $2 million to boost trust in media; Va. statue to honor firebrand editor, Nat Turner; colleagues pursue...
Disasters Raise Visibility of Latino Journalists

Disasters Raise Visibility of Latino Journalists

Spanish-speakers cover Mexico quake, Maria; Shaun King, formerly of Daily News, joins Intercept; program aims to put 1,000 in newsrooms; commentator sues Fox News, claiming rape; El Paso editor resigns rather than make cuts; Facebook pledges to curb abuse by anti-Semites; St. Louis police denounced for ‘our steeets’ chant; $2 million in grants to boost...
It's All Right to Say 'White Supremacy'

It’s All Right to Say ‘White Supremacy’

Panelists ask what ‘racially tinged’ really means; Gregory’s 4 p.m. service called too late to cover; Clinton an astute media critic in new book; tribe faulted for Indian Country Today failures; Chideya named to J-post at Ford Foundation; Belton officially named editor-in-chief of The Root (9/18/17)