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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
Trump Supporters' Attacks Take Their Toll

Trump Supporters’ Attacks Take Their Toll

Journalists seek to foil the ‘contentious and ugly’; did Syrian children’s light skin motivate Trump?; race influences policies on opioids, crack; how a series on Latinos won the top Pulitzer Prize (4/9/17)
Why Bill O'Reilly Will — or Won't — Go

Why Bill O’Reilly Will — or Won’t — Go

Dozens of advertisers have fled ‘The Factor’; Sage Steele out as host of ESPN’s ‘NBA Countdown'; ESPN issues guidelines on political statements; Univision eliminates jobs of 100 employees; 3 editorial boards oppose Sessions’ rollback efforts; White House fosters pro-Trump media ecosystem; ASNE honors ‘Bias on the Bench’ for public service; NABJ delivers 3-year, Ford-funded strategic...
More Companies Pull Ads From 'O'Reilly'

More Companies Pull Ads From ‘O’Reilly’

Sexual harassment allegations are ‘disturbing’; Angelo Henderson family sues doctors over death; over 15 years, 1,687 fewer newspaper companies; last black female newspaper sports editor laid off; signed: April Ryan by CNN, Ed O'Keefe by CBS; L.A. Times 4-part series: ‘The Problem With Trump’; Jenni Monet awarded for Standing Rock coverage; Wagner is rare...
BET Said to Fire Exec With Breast Cancer

BET Said to Fire Exec With Breast Cancer

Longtime president Stephen Hill also out; anecdotally, Claude Lewis led way for black journalists; Terry Tang leaving N.Y. Times editorial board for ACLU; journalists weigh what to say about missing girls; Lydia Polgreen wants ‘empathy journalism’ at HuffPost; almost 50 years ago, the news industry was called out on race. How should that be commemorated?...