Hampton University’s Old Story Resurfaces
For a final integrate of days, a Internet has had a own chronicle of a write game, in that a story is solid from a singular chairman to a subsequent as great as a chronicle that reaches final chairman is utterly opposite from a original.
In this case, a story was about Hampton University as great as hair.
“Hampton University Business School Bans Locks, Cornrows,” review a title Friday upon blackamericaweb.com.
“Hampton U Dean Bans Cornrows as great as Dreadlocks: ‘Martin Luther King Didn’t Wear It,’ ” pronounced Gawker.com
“Hampton University Business School vanguard stands by anathema upon dreadlocks, cornrows,” was a title upon theGrio.com.
It was sufficient to beget volumes of comments upon amicable media as great as even upon speak radio, as great as it was featured prominently upon websites. TheLoop21.com ran a reader poll: “HBCU Hampton University bans masculine blurb operation students from rocking braids as great as locs given they aren’t ‘businesslike.’ Is a propagandize right? The total was “right on,” 23; “dead wrong,” 44.
You’d consider this was a growth that came down a dart this week. But all that passion was destined during a process that had been in place given 2001. It’s usually that a little writers as great as editors assumingly didn’t know that.
Some stories did note a date of a policy, nonetheless in a little cases it was low in a story. Many left a date out, usually as a little would in a write game.
One thing valid loyal in any iteration, though: While a theme competence be aged news, it still touches a nerve.
“As distant as a blurb operation dialect banning dreads, you can usually contend that they have been shopping in to white corporate America instead of embracing blackness,” a singular Facebook posting read. “They have been reflecting their Negro as against to Black mentality. For those of us who wear dreads for a deeper definition than style, you will allude to Bob Marley as great as contend ‘rasta do not work for no CIA,’ so a arrange would not fit in or wish to be in their blurb operation module anyway. They can lick it where a object doesn’t shine. These NEGRO colleges have been sooooo brainwashed.”
Another wrote, “Hey students, compensate attention!!! This is a point: Business School Dean Sid Credle believes a anathema has been in effect in assisting his students land corporate jobs. . . . Do you wish a pursuit or not?”
“We got tons of calls about it. People with unequivocally widely separated views,” pronounced Kim Bondy, an senior manager bard during TV One who was guest hosting Friday upon WBOK-AM in New Orleans. Asked how she schooled of a story, Bondy forwarded a integrate to an essay in Black Enterprise. Black Enterprise did not discuss that the repository has a own no-dreadlocks policy, created about in this space in 2006, nor did it discuss that a Hampton process was an aged one. “. . . you couldn’t find a [news] peg… But folks were tweeting about it yesterday,” Bondy pronounced by email.
Black Enterprise did, however, integrate to a Monday story by WVEC, a ABC-TV associate in Norfolk, Va., that serves Hampton. David Ham, who wrote a WVEC story, told Journal-isms he motionless to revisit a emanate after celebration of a mass about it upon a blog of a Daily Press in Newport News. “It’s not a brand brand brand brand brand brand new policy,” Ham reiterated.
In fact, in 2006, Susan L. Taylor, afterwards paper executive of Essence magazine, pronounced she had corroborated out of a vocalization rendezvous during Hampton after guidance that “braids, dreadlocks as great as alternative surprising hairstyles have been not acceptable” for a five-year blurb operation administration department students. Her sentiments after were seconded by then-Essence Editor Angela Burt-Murray, a Hampton alum.
Journal-isms forwarded a singular of a stream pieces to Credle as great as asked either he’d rescued a resurgence in interest.
“Yeah, after might be 7-8 years,” Credle replied by email. “I theory there is no alternative headlines out there. The disproportion is that right away you have some-more than 160 graduates who have come by a module ….and have been you do intensely well.”
BW Staff, ballerwives.com: Hampton University’s Dean Sid Credle Stands By ‘Ban’ On Male Students Wearing Cornrows And Dreadlocks In Class! [Video]
EurPublisher, EURWeb.com: Aww, Hell to No! – Dreads, Cornrows Outlawed during Hampton U Business School (Video)
Julian Kimble, complex.com: Hampton University Dean Bans Cornrows as great as Dreads Because “Martin Luther King Didn’t Wear It”
Mychal Denzel Smith, theRoot.com: On Hampton’s Hair Rules
“The ultimate RTDNA/Hofstra University Annual Survey finds a commission of minorities is up a full percent in air wave from a year ago — as great as even some-more in air wave [PDF],” Bob Papper reported this week for a Radio Television Digital News Association. “The commission of minority headlines directors additionally went up in both air wave as great as radio. And a commission of minority headlines directors during non-Hispanic TV stations set a brand brand brand brand brand brand new tall symbol — for a second year in a row.
“Women altogether in TV headlines stayed roughly just a same, women TV headlines directors upheld a 30% symbol (30.2%) for a initial time ever. Women in air wave headlines as great as women air wave headlines directors both went up noticeably.
“As distant as minorities have been concerned, a bigger design stays unchanged. In a final twenty-two years, a minority competition in a U.S. has risen 10.4%; though a minority workforce in TV headlines is up 3.7%, as great as a minority workforce in air wave is up 0.9%.
“In TV, generally, a not as big a market, a reduce a minority population: 16.3% in markets 151+ … up to 31.2% in a tip twenty-five markets. Staff distance is surprisingly constant, with a lowest percentage, 19.6% in in between staffs twenty-one – 30, not that distant during a back of a tip percentage, 23.9%, in in between staffs eleven – 20. It’s never been that identical before. Fox affiliates, during 28.2%, had a aloft commission of minorities than a others (as they have in a past), as great as NBC affiliates, during 17.4% go upon to route ABC as great as CBS stations — as they did final year. Other blurb stations, during 57.7%, were during a top, as great as noncommercial stations during 3.8%, brought down a altogether percentage.
“As usual, stations in a West as great as South were a many diverse; stations in a Northeast as great as Midwest had minority percentages around half a South as great as West. The minority commission during non-Hispanic stations rose to 19.7%. That was up from final year’s 19.1%, 19.3% dual years ago, as great as 19.6% a year prior to that.
“At non-Hispanic stations, a minority relapse is:
“10.5% African American (up from 9.4%)
“5.7% Hispanic (unchanged from a year ago)
“3.0% Asian American (down from 3.5%)
“0.5% Native American (up from final year’s 0.4%)
“. . . As usual, in TV, organisation outnumber women for all groups solely Asian Americans, where women outnumber organisation roughly 2:1.”
“My brand brand brand brand brand brand new square in this month’s Atlantic is up,” Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote upon his blog Thursday. “In analyzing a boss of a United States, it tries (hopefully with a little success) to cover a lot of belligerent — a roots of American citizenship, a Henry Louis Gates arrest, right wing greeting to a black president, Shirley Sherrod, a black mythology of a black boss as great as a lot more.”
Coates says in his 9,700-word piece that, “The irony of Barack Obama is this: he has spin a many successful black statesman in American story by avoiding a hot secular issues of yesteryear, by being ‘clean’ (as Joe Biden once labeled him) — as great as nonetheless his memorable dark irradiates all he touches.
“. . . you worked upon this story for 9 months,” Coates says.
In an concomitant video, Coates talks with Atlantic repository Editor Scott Stossel “about a annoy during a back of this article.” Stossel asks either Coates, whilst operative during a Atlantic, is “conscious of behaving whiter,” given he says Obama is sublime during “soothing white fears.”
“I feel unequivocally tighten to a people here,” Coates says. “Being a bard is opposite from being a landowner or a lawyer. In many ways, if you’re operative for a magazine, you’re kind of approaching to be different.
“I worked for Time repository for a whilst as great as there was a black classification of employees that was sprawling — given everyone in it was not a journalist. If you listened how people, contend in a authorised arm, talk, it was very, unequivocally different. you sounded like, ‘my God, they unequivocally had a grade of anger, as great as it was not unjustified.’
“I mean, consider about it, you travel around all day with this facade on, as great as you assimilate these slights — a little of them tangible slights, as great as even a stupidity of carrying to heed an tangible slight from a genuine slight. you meant white people have been bold to any other, too. You never see that Obama is you do that mental work. He seems really, unequivocally easy with it.”
Coates concludes his blog object with a representation to “. . . greatfully allow to a Atlantic. you can consider of might be a singular alternative repository that would have published something similar to this, during this rsther than sprawling length. If this arrange of report is critical to you, greatfully lend us your support. . . .”
Cedric Muhammad, Forbes: The Black Unemployment Litmus Test: Obama Needs a Growth Message…or Hillary Clinton
“On a night prior to of a conventions, a description in a headlines media of a impression as great as annals of a dual presidential contenders in 2012 has been as disastrous as any debate in brand brand brand new times,” Mark Jurkowitz wrote Thursday for a Pew Research Center;s Project for Excellence in Journalism, “and conjunction claimant has enjoyed an value over a other, according to a brand brand brand brand brand brand new investigate of mainstream media coverage of a competition for president.
“More of what a open hears about possibilities additionally right away comes from a campaigns themselves as great as reduction from reporters behaving as eccentric reporters or interpreters of who a possibilities are.
“An hearing of a widespread or master narratives in a press about a impression as great as jot down of presidential contenders finds that 72% of this coverage has been disastrous for Barack Obama and 71% has been disastrous for Mitt Romney. The study, conducted by a Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, carefully thought about a personal description of a claimant in 50 vital headlines outlets over a 10-week period.
“. . . On a night prior to of a nominating conventions, a contention of President Obama in vital mainstream headlines outlets is dominated by dual narratives assessing his mercantile jot down — that his policies have unsuccessful to assistance a manage to buy as great as that things would be many worse though his actions. Together these dual narratives have up half of all a statements about Obama’s jot down as great as impression — as great as a disastrous side of a evidence outweighs a certain in a coverage by some-more than dual to one.
“The subsequent biggest personal account about Obama in a mainstream headlines media is a singular that raises doubts about either a boss unequivocally believes in American capitalism as great as ideas of individualism.
“On a Republican side, a No. 1 personal account about Romney is that his knowledge in in isolation equity suggests he is a “vulture” entrepreneur who doesn’t caring about workers, followed closely by a thought that he is an snob out of hold with normal Americans. The third-biggest personal account in a media about Romney is that he is a gaffe-prone, ungainly campaigner. . . . “
“As a 2012 celebration conventions approach, the Democratic Party continues to say an value in celebration marker in in between voters, though a lead is many not as big than it was in 2008,” a Pew Research Center for a People a Press reported Thursday.
“In some-more than 13,000 interviews conducted so distant in 2012, 35% of purebred electorate brand with a Democratic Party, 28% with a Republican Party as great as 33% as independents. The share of Democrats has depressed 3 points given 2008, whilst a suit of Republicans has remained steady.
“. . . Over a past 4 years, a change in celebration marker has occurred roughly wholly in in between white voters. The Republican Party right away has a 12-point value over Democrats in in between non-Hispanic white voters: 52% brand with or gaunt toward a Republican Party whilst 40% brand with a Democratic Party or gaunt Democratic. In 2008, a change of celebration marker in in between whites was roughly regularly widely separated (46% Republican vs. 44% Democrat). The Democratic Party’s value in in between blacks as great as Hispanics, by comparison, has remained mostly unchanged.
“The Republican Party’s stream lead in in between white electorate is not rare — their value is upon standard with a GOP’s lead in in between whites from 2002-2004 as great as from 1994-1995. And all of a GOP benefit in in between whites over a past 4 years is in disposition in in between independents. In alternative words, whites have been no some-more expected to call themselves Republicans right away than in 2008 (34% in both years), though they have been some-more expected to gaunt Republican (17% today, up from 12% in 2008).”
“As a media critic, what fascinates me many about a debate swirling around Missouri GOP Senate claimant Todd Akin, is that a publisher whose talk constructed a agitator acknowledgement about rape as great as termination didn’t notice that Akin had pronounced anything so bombastic,” Eric Deggans wrote Thursday for a Tampa Bay (Fla.) Times.
“. . . He had told a St. Louis TV contributor asking if he against termination for pregnancies ensuing from rape, ‘from what you assimilate from doctors…If it’s a bona fide rape, a womanlike physique has ways to try to close that total thing down.’
“Charles Jaco, a contributor for St. Louis Fox associate KTVI, asked that question, as great as certified he ‘screwed up’ by not following up with a claimant upon a debate as great as slip of that acknowledgement (media outlets have given remarkable a possibility of conceiving physically from rape is a same as a possibility of conceiving physically from unprotected, consensual sex).
“. . . At a risk of over-analyzing what might have been a elementary mistake, this, to me, seems a singular of a dangers of covering governing body though seeing a approach in that increasingly impassioned views have been being retooled for mainstream acceptance.”
Jamilah Lemieux, ebony.com: Rape, Abuse as great as a Problem of ‘Legitimacy’
Tony Norman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Abortion could be huffy emanate for GOP
Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune: Akin’s ‘legitimate’ domestic pain
Pew Research Center for a People a Press: The Complicated Politics of Abortion
Rochelle Riley, Detroit Free Press: Rep. Steve King adds to GOP’s Todd Akin complaint
Mary Sanchez, Kansas City Star: Todd Akin is display all a wrong attitudes
Jennifer Vanasco, Columbia Journalism Review: Akin was wrong: And reporters should’ve pronounced so from a get-go, rsther than than simply stating his criticism
“One great approach to assimilate how 42-year-old Paul Ryan vaulted over a era of politicians in to a tip harvesting machine of inhabitant Republican governing body is to dive in to a little numbers,” Jonathan Martin, Mike Allen as great as Katie Glueck wrote Thursday in Politico.
“One hundred ninety times. That’s how mostly a Wisconsin lawmaker’s name appeared in a perspective pages of a Wall Street Journal in in between Election Day 2008 — when a Republican subjection during a polls left a regressive intellectuals urgently seeking for a brand brand brand brand brand brand new star — as great as a day this month when Mitt Romney tapped Ryan his using mate.
“Another divulgence number: Ryan as great as his skeleton for overhauling a sovereign bill drew during slightest 72 mentions in a regressive Weekly Standard magazine, according to a POLITICO count. There were during slightest as many references in a similarly successful National Review.
“These billings, in turn, helped Ryan expostulate an even bigger number: 1,050 is how many times Ryan as great as a Ryan bill were talked up upon Fox News. . . .”
“On Jul 26, a South Carolina Supreme Court released a preference affirming a lapse of Veronica, an adopted 2-year-old Cherokee child, to her biological father, Dusten Brown,” Marcia Zug reported Thursday for slate.com.
“The court’s preference was harmful for her adoptive parents, Melanie and Matt Capobianco, who had been raising a kid given her bieing born after her biological mom frankly gave her up for adoption. ‘I’ll regularly recollect her great when you had to — you had to travel out of that bureau as great as leave her there,’ pronounced Melanie Capobianco referring to Veronica’s reunification with Brown. ‘We’re kind of disorder from it, as great as reliving carrying to palm her over in a minds all a time is painful,’ a integrate added.
“Since Veronica’s reunification with Brown in January, a Capobiancos have been fighting continuously for her return. Veronica’s box has garnered inhabitant courtesy as great as rare support. For months, cinema of a smiling toddler with her adoptive relatives have been splashed opposite South Carolina writings as great as featured upon CNN as great as in a Weekly Standard. Moreover, these headlines stories about ‘Baby Veronica’ roughly regularly await a Capobiancos, with articles as great as explanation expressing snub during a actuality that nonetheless South Carolina law supports terminating Brown’s parental rights due to his miss of impasse as great as monetary await prior to as great as after Veronica’s birth, this state law is superseded by an ‘obscure law’ or ‘federal loophole’ well well known as a Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).
“ICWA is a sovereign supervision that regulates a control as great as chain of American Indian children. Brown is an enrolled part of of a Cherokee tribe, as great as Veronica is additionally authorised for membership. As a result, ICWA relates to Veronica’s adoption, supersedes state law, as great as mandates her reunification with Brown. Many Native American law scholars as great as advocates hold that ICWA is a many critical American Indian law ever enacted, though a focus in this box has caused fury. . . .”
“My colleagues as great as you were saddened to sense of a genocide of Mika Yamamoto, a Japan Press video as great as [photojournalist] who was killed whilst covering clashes in Aleppo, Syria, upon Monday,” Madeline Earp wrote Tuesday for a Committee to Protect Journalists.
“The impulse was all a some-more touching given of a similarities with dual alternative Japanese publisher fatalities: Kenji Nagai of APF News in Burma in 2007 as great as Hiro Muramoto of Reuters in Thailand in 2010. As with Yamamoto, Nagai as great as Muramoto were photojournalists covering dispute in in between anti-government elements as great as supervision infantry in unfamiliar countries.
“And as in a Yamamoto case, intolerable video footage of a Nagai’s genocide by gunfire widespread online even prior to a sum could be reliable by central channels.”
Barbara Trionfi of a International Press Institute wrote Friday, “According to a report accessible to IPI, during slightest 37 reporters as great as adult reporters have been killed in Syria this year. The conduct of a Media Freedoms Committee of a Syrian Journalists Association (SJA) told IPI that it estimated that ‘dozens’ of reporters as great as adult reporters were right away blank or in apprehension in Syria.”
Andrew Beaujon, Poynter Institute: Missing reporter: ‘Coming here to Syria is a biggest thing I’ve ever done’
Ernesto Londoño, Washington Post: Concern mounts over U.S. publisher in Syria; Austin Tice’s locale unknown
Gunes Yildiz, International Press Institute: Two some-more media workers killed in Syria today
A year ago, Jimmy Moore, a maestro headlines photographer for Media General’s WSPA-TV in Spartanburg, S.C., was inept from a neck down after crashing his hire headlines cruiser in to an I-85 petrify separator to equivocate a gangling tire that had depressed off a pickup truck. Today, Moore as great as his wife, Jamie Moore, a former WSPA producer, have been vital in an Atlanta apartment. “The actuality that Jimmy hasn’t had any vital complications in a past year is huge,” Jamie Moore wrote upon a Caring Bridge site. “. . . Jimmy’s conduct wound continues to heal. Looks similar to it’s entrance along. We still go to counseling, that is amazing. It helps us with so many of a changes. We’re removing out as great as about. We’re traveling.”
“A open process watchdog organisation has asked a Federal Communications Commission to frame News Corp.’s Fox Broadcasting of licenses it has to work air wave stations,” Joe Flint wrote Wednesday for a Los Angeles Times. “Citing a phone-hacking liaison that has engulfed News Corp.-owned newspapers in Britain, Citizens for Responsibility as great as Ethics in Washington filed a apply to to repudiate Fox’s applications to replenish licenses for 3 of a TV stations — WTTG-TV as great as WDCA-TV in Washington, D.C., as great as WUTB-TV Baltimore.”
“Add an additional span of distinguished former WFAA8 anchors to The Texas Daily’s register of part-time pundits,” Ed Bark wrote Thursday upon his Dallas-based Uncle Barky’s Bytes blog. “The list is strictly during fourteen right away with a additions of Debbie Denmon as great as Iola Johnson to Dallas-based KTXD-TV’s latter day D-FW notable relic of broadcasting. As formerly posted, a Me-TV associate will be rising a one-hour Texas Daily upon Oct. 1st in an 8 a.m. weekday slot. It’s directed without delay during baby boomers . . . “
“It continues to be a unequivocally violent summer for arrivals as great as departures during D-FW air wave stations,” Ed Bark wrote Thursday upon his Uncle Barky’s Bytes blog. “The ultimate to call it a day is maestro WFAA8 contributor Cynthia Vega, who assimilated a ABC associate in open 2000. She is most appropriate well well known for her live travel stating upon WFAA8′s early sunrise Daybreak program.”
“NAHJ part of Alexis Fernandez is withdrawal her upon all sides as anchor/reporter during KTVA-TV in Anchorage, Alaska to spin a contributor during KGUN-TV in Tucson, Arizona,” according to a National Association of Hispanic Journalists. “She has been a contributor during her hire in Anchorage given 2009.”
“At slightest John McCaa isn’t starting anywhere anytime soon,” Ed Bark wrote Wednesday upon his Dallas-based Uncle Barky’s Bytes blog. “This week’s headlines of NBC5 meteorologist David Finfrock withdrawal a station’s 10 p.m. newscasts whilst solemnly marching toward a programmed 2018 early retirement came before long after WFAA8 anchor Gloria Campos became a part-timer by giving up her unchanging 6 p.m. berth. But McCaa reliable Wednesday that he’s staying a march during WFAA8. ‘I have come to an agreement to go upon what you am right away you do full-time — 5, 6 as great as 10 p.m. news,’ he pronounced in an email reply.”
“CNN will flog off a coverage of a Republican National Convention as great as a Democratic National Convention with dual new, 90-minute documentaries upon Mitt Romney as great as Barack Obama,” CNN voiced Wednesday. “. . . Melissa Dunst Lipman as great as Courtney Yager constructed Romney Revealed as great as Jason Samuels produced Obama Revealed, for a CNN Productions section that is headed by director, Bud Bultman.”
“A droll thing happened upon a approach to a Wednesday Aug twenty-two ‘So What Do You Do?’ talk with ‘Journal-isms’ media columnist Richard Prince,” Richard Horgan wrote Friday for FishbowlLA. “Columbia Journalism Review staff bard Michael Meyer published a Tuesday blog object highlighting a little of a alternative media critics upon top of Jim Romenesko value reading. And forgot to embody Prince. We know this given Prince overwhelmed upon a CJR slip in a mid-week book of his Maynard Institute column. . . .”
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