OVERRULED AFTER SEEING SLUR ON PAGE PROOF
A white copy editor at the
Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass.,
owned by what is soon to be the nation’s largest newspaper company, quit on the...
REAL TIMES MEDIA CEO HIRAM E. JACKSON WANTS TO CREATE NW MODEL FOR BLACK PRESS
is ending print operations and will go all-digital,
Hiram E. Jackson, CEO of parent Real Times Media,...
HALLE BERRY: ‘I CAN’T SKIP’ THE BLACK REPORTERS
“For any Black folks who work in media, you know the struggle of getting access to celebrities — even other Black celebrities,”
CARTOONIST DARRIN BELL AND EDITORIAL WRITER BRENT STAPLES WIN PULITZERS
With fellow African-Americans often their focus,
New York Times editorial writer Brent Staples
REMEMBERING LORRAINE BRANHAM SYRACUSE, NEWHOUSE SCHOOL DEAN
Syracuse University journalism school dean Lorraine Branham
died April 2 after a battle with cancer
reported for the
JAWS BACKS TERMINATED JOURNALIST ON HAIR
“The Journalism & Women Symposium
stands in solidarity with award-winning journalist
Brittany Noble Jones
(pictured) and other women...
WRITER SORRY IN DREADLOCKED WRESTLER CASE
New Jersey authorities are investigating the case of a black high school wrestler who was forced to cut off his dreadlocks if he wanted to compete,...
CBS BOSS FIRED AFTER ALLEGED THREAT TO REPORTER
only the second person in 50 years to oversee
CBS-TV’s “60 Minutes,”
was fired September 12, 2018, for allegedly sending a...
JACKSON LIGHTS A FIRE UNDER BLACK JOURNALISTS
His voice slowed by Parkinson’s disease, the
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr.
implored black journalists Saturday night not to forget their legacy of...
FILM CRITICISM, SEEN BY 14 WHO ARE NOT WHITE MEN
USC’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative
published the results of its study on diversity in film criticism last month, the ‘news’ that the...
TOO MANY AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN TV ADS?
Steve Guinn, a white, 80-year-old Phoenix retiree, thinks there are too many African Americans — women, in particular — on the television channel he...
HAROLD JACKSON LEAVING PHILADELPHIA FOR HOUSTON
(pictured), editorial page editor of the
since 2007 and one of the few African Americans in that...
BYRON ALLEN'S ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS ACQUIRES THE WEATHER CHANNEL
Entertainment Studios, Inc., (www.es.tv),
is one of the largest independent producers and distributors of film and television. It has 41 shows...
TIME ON MUSIC BEAT LEADS WRITERS TO ABUSE CHARGES
The death of
Dennis Edwards (February 1, 2018),
the lead singer of Motown’s classic singing group the
saddened many of...
NEW YORK TIMES’ FIRST BLACK PHOTOGRAPHER KNEW THE REAL HARLEM
Don Hogan Charles,
the first black photographer at the New York Times best known for his iconic photo of
holding a rifle at...
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