Addressing the Roots of Media Racism

In his online column (2/26/09) for the Maynard Institute, Journal-isms, Richard Prince reports on those who see the New York Post‘s recent cartoon of a chimpanzee shot-dead–so that now “they’ll have to find someone else to write the next stimulus bill”–as “an opportunity to examine the factors that led to the cartoon’s appearance in the paper.” Specifically, “the NAACP plans to focus on diversity in newspaper newsrooms,” calling the incident “a reminder that when we get through with Fox and the New York Post, we need to focus on the newsrooms in the country”: In December, an NAACP report pointed […]