Richard's Blog Postings
Blacks are founders of just 1 percent of financed Internet startups in 2010. Find out who secures the most funding per startup. (It's not who you think.) Plus: Obama's charge to African journalists; and the push for more minority broadcasters.
The RNC said that Michael Steele was canceling the panel discussion at the NABJ convention in San Diego because of food poisoning. The GOP chairman was sure to be questioned about Andrew Breitbart. Plus: A conservative defends writing that Shirley Sherrod lied.
The firing of Agriculture Department staffer Shirley Sherrod — over racial remarks that were taken out of context — raises judgment questions not only about the Obama administration and the NAACP, whose president is a former journalist, but about the news media.
Blogger Richard Prince questions whether mainstream media outlets like Fox News Channel are accurately addressing the voter intimidation controversy. Plus, the recent release of kidnapped Nigerian journalists.
Stephen A. Smith of the Philadelphia Inquirer leaves his post, Comcast pledges more Hispanic programming and Kagan welcomes cameras into the courtroom. Plus, other happenings in journalism and the publising industry.