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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
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)
Diversity's Greatest Hits, 2017 — Where Will They Take Us in the Year Ahead?

Diversity’s Greatest Hits, 2017 — Where Will They Take Us in the Year Ahead?

A year in the quest for news media that look like America: 1. Donald Trump’s tumultuous first year in office; 2. Sexual harassment charges bring down the powerful; 3. ‘Suspension’ of Roland Martin’s ‘NewsOne Now’; 4. FCC aligns itself with big media; 5. The Numbers; 6. Jemele Hill saga prompts warnings about Twitter; 7. Ebony’s...
N.Y. Times Brass Missing at Pioneer Black Photographer's Funeral

N.Y. Times Brass Missing at Pioneer Black Photographer’s Funeral

'I Would Certainly Have Come if I Could Have' (12/31/17)
Teens Brazenly Rob Crew in Station Van

Teens Brazenly Rob Crew in Station Van

In such cases, how much to ID suspects, victims?; Middlebrook taking buyout from Detroit News; an apology from BuzzFeed’s Adrian Carrasquillo; Workneh, formerly at Black Voices, joins Blavity; Workers: Comcast-NBCUniversal No. 1 on diversity; Mexican reporter seeking help gets shot of hope; reflections on a year of ‘diversity fatigue’; Carlos Illescas helped Denver Post win...