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african americans, diversity in journalism, donald trump, journalism, racism, the media, white supremacist, white supremacy -

After a joint investigation by media outlets, government officials and people gifted with a rare superpower called “eyesight,” a small group of Americans have uncovered the existence of a previously unknown, widespread phenomenon that they are now calling “white supremacy.”


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Black Women, Jemele Hill, Journalism, News, Sports, Twitter Trolls -

The University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism invited journalist Jemele Hill to be the commencement speaker for the 2018 graduation and reception of the news on Twitter was less than welcoming.

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Black lives matter, Black Twitter, Featured, Journalism, Knight Foundation, Media, News, Twitter -

It’s been clear for quite some time that Black Twitter is a dominant, if not disruptive, social media force and now the data is here to back that notion up. Tuesday, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation released findings from the largest study ever conducted on interactions between the mainstream news media and […]

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Democracy Fund, eBay, Journalism, NABJ, Pierre Omidyar -

On the day Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said, “We cannot allow this regimen of fake news, and alternative facts … to diminish our commitment to the basic constitutional protection of freedom of the press … it is essential to the future of our democracy,” the Democracy Fund awarded $200,000 to the National Association of Black […]

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Amanda Davis, Atlanta, Journalism, NABJ, Rest In Peace -

I don’t remember the first time I saw Amanda Davis — the Amanda Davis — in the flesh, in the newsroom, but I bet I stopped in my tracks and stared. I was an adopted “ATL-ien,” by way of New Orleans, who had grown up watching Davis on Fox 5 News in Atlanta. One of […]

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April Ryan, Journalism, NABJ, News -

The National Association of Black Journalists has named April Ryan as its Journalist of the Year.

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Discover Your Drive, Diversity, General Motors, GM, Journalism, Living -

Diverse journalism and communications students from universities and colleges around America came to Detroit last week to test their chops courtesy of General Motors to learn auto reporting in the most competitive environment of them all: the North American International Auto Show. General Motors launched its second annual Discover Your Drive diversity journalism program Jan. […]

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An Appreciation, Bryan Burwell, Journalism -

It took perspective to see the Detroit Pistons the way Bryan Burwell did in the late 1980s. The Bad Boys hip-checked the small of Larry Bird’s back, clotheslined Michael Jordan’s esophagus and tormented NBA commissioner David Stern with their bullying style of play. The world hated the Pistons and the Pistons hated the world. The […]

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Bounce, Ed Gordon, Entertainment, Journalism, Mothers of the Movement, Nate Parker, Nelson Mandela, Television, TV -

Award-winning broadcast journalist, Ed Gordon, is returning to primetime TV with his own show and clear mission: cut through the noise to tell good stories.

The post Ed Gordon returns to primetime TV in a big way appeared first on theGrio.

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George Curry, Journalism, NABJ -

Journalists from around the country took to social media to offer condolences and share memories after learning of the death of civil rights journalist George Curry, who died Saturday of heart failure at the age of 69. On Monday, TV One’s NewsOne Now host Roland Martin dedicated a segment of his show to Curry’s life […]

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advertising, creative media, Editor's Picks, financial industry, industries struggling with diversity, journalism, List, Technology -

Financial Industry “Overall management in the financial services industry is 81 percent white as of […]

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Abner Louima, Fox News, George Zimmerman, Journalism, Media, New York, News, Racism, Sean Hannity, Trayvon Martin -

theGRIO REPORT - This is not the first time that Hannity has come to the defense of people accused of racially insensitive brutality such as Zimmerman...

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Accreditation, Journalism, London, Media, News, Newspaper, Olympics, Olympics 2012, The Voice -

theGRIO REPORT - The British Olympic Association has reversed its decision not to give The Voice newspaper accreditation to Olympic stadium...

The post British Olympic Association changes ruling: Black paper 'The Voice' can cover 2012 Olympics appeared first on theGrio.

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Columnist, Dead, Death, Journalism, News, Pulitzer Prize, Washington Post, William Rasberry -

WASHINGTON (AP) - William Raspberry, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post and one of the most widely read black journalists of his generation, died Tuesday. He was 76...

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2012 Olympics, Black Media, Britain, British Olympics Association, Journalism, London Olympics, Media, News, Newspaper, Olympic Games, Olympics, The Voice, United Kingdom -

theGRIO REPORT - Black Britons have expressed outrage that Britain's longest severing and biggest black newspaper, The Voice, has been denied accreditation to the Olympic Stadium...

The post 'The Voice' silenced: Britain's largest black newspaper barred from Olympic Stadium appeared first on theGrio.

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CNN, Journalism, Media, N-word, News, Nword, Opinion, Racial Slur, TJ Holmes -

OPINION - I have no real logic behind using the word, but for whatever reason, I'm given somewhat of a pass by society because I'm black...

The post T.J. Holmes: 'Yes, I use the n-word' appeared first on theGrio.

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Andrew Breitbart, Joe Williams, Journalism, Media, Mitt Romney, Opinion, Politico, Politics, Right Wing, Social Media, Suspension, Twitter -

OPINION - As soon as the words escaped my lips, live on national television, I suspected I might have a problem...

The post Joe Williams: how I became a victim of the ‘right wing noise machine’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Affordable Care Act, CNN, Fox News, Hashtags, Healthcare Reform, Journalism, Media, Obamacare, Politics, Slideshow, Supreme Court, Supreme Court Rulings, Twitter -

SLIDESHOW - Twitter has been having a lot of fun with CNN (and to a lesser extent, Fox News) for their premature, and very decidedly wrong, call on the Supreme Court's health care ruling...

The post Twitter hits CNN, Fox for wrong call on Supreme Court health care ruling appeared first on theGrio.

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103rd Street Pedestrian Bridge, fabricating, Fired, Intern, Journalism, Liane Membis, Media, News, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post -

The Wall Street Journal has fired intern Liane Membis for allegedly fabricating sources in a recent report about the re-opening of the 103rd Street Pedestrian Bridge in Manhattan...

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Bias, Joe Williams, Journalism, Media, Media Bias, Opinion, Politico, Politics, Pundits, Suspension -

OPINION - Last week, Politico decided to suspend their White House correspondent Joe Williams following an uproar from the good folks at The Washington Free Bacon and

The post Joe Williams double standard: Politcal correctness for some pundits, but not others appeared first on theGrio.

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Business, Internet, Journalism, National Black Television, NBTV1, News, Sports, Website -

National Black Television has launched a website dedicated to producing and delivering programming specifically for African-Americans...

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