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Posts Tagged ‘Michael Meyer’

2014 Mirror Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2014 Mirror Awards — which celebrate the best in media reporting — have been announced. The winners will be announced June 4 at Cipriani on East 42nd Street.

Below are all the finalists. Congrats to everyone who was nominated.

Best Single Article – Traditional/Legacy Media

 Best Single Article – Digital Media

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CJR Proves Media Columnist Richard Prince’s Point

A funny thing happened on the way to our Wednesday August 22 “So What Do You Do?” interview with “Journal-isms” media columnist Richard Prince. Columbia Journalism Review staff writer Michael Meyer published a Tuesday blog item highlighting some of the other media critics besides Jim Romenesko worth reading. And forgot to include Prince.

We know this because Prince touched on the CJR oversight in the mid-week edition of his Maynard Institute column. While a reader later added Prince’s name via the comments, the omission reinforced one of the most revealing points made during our conversation:

“When we talk about the lack of diversity in the media in general, it’s also true about the lack of diversity in media columns. In other words, “Journal-isms” does not get linked to by a lot of the predominantly white news sites. We’re not on their radar screen and we’re not important to them.”

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