by Sherrilyn A. Ifill onSeptember 1, 2011
The hotel-maid case gave us a glimpse of the untidy lives of people who do our dirty work -- and then we went to the movies.
August 2, 2011
From Journal-isms: AOL is relaunching Black Voices with Christina Norman, the ousted CEO of Oprah Winfrey's struggling OWN channel, as executive editor.
July 12, 2011
TheGrio.com and NewsOne.com have decided to share news and resources in what the two companies are touting as "an expanded platform for African-American journalism." Plus: Essence hires a white male managing editor.
by June Cross onJuly 6, 2011
The media and justice system are in full soul-searching mode now that the sex scandal involving Dominique Strauss-Kahn is unraveling. If only there were a long-term benefit for the 2 million prisoners in the U.S.
by Dara Sharif onJuly 5, 2011
Hotel maid sues the New York Post for libel for reporting that she took cash for sex.
July 5, 2011
The hotel maid who accuses Dominique Strauss-Kahn of forcing her into a sexual encounter has lost her status as a sympathetic figure in the American media. Plus: Joyner says Smiley, West created climate for Halperin.
by Nsenga Burton onJune 8, 2011
Kenneth Thompson wants other alleged victims of the former IMF leader to come forward.
May 26, 2011
After a brutal wave of layoffs, a report looks at a "reverse migration" from the mainstream media to the black press. Also: Naming the maid in the DSK case.
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