I never met Kevin Merida, former managing editor of The Washington Post. The only connection I have to him is our mutual affiliation with the National Association of Black Journalists. But, after hearing excerpts from his interview with National Public Radio’s David … Read More
Andrae Crouch, who died Thursday, impacted generations with the songs God gave him to minister the Gospel. I wanted to remember what impact he had my life as a young church musician.
On the same day as her Race Card Project was named a winner of the Peabody Award for excellence in electronic media, NPR’s Michele Norris shared her journey to get people to talk about race during the Frank Nix Lecture at the University of Alabama.
Charlie Crist’s endorsement of Barack Obama and Artur Davis’ debut at the Republican National Convention are helping keep my attention this political season.
He’s analyzed every congressional race in the nation since 1984, but until this week National Public Radio’s Ken Rudin had never step foot in the state of Alabama. After a stop in Montgomery where he visited Southern Poverty Law Center … Read More
NPR was not at its best in depicting the visual story of an effort by a photojournalist and an artist in radio story during its January 22nd installment of the Saturday version of Weekend Edition.
NPR National Correspondent Debbie Elliott visits broadcast news class hours before moderating the first Alabama gubernatorial on the campus of University of Alabama.
In fairly predictable fashion, news organizations are providing “milestone” updates on the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. In the news business, we commit entire teams of reporters, photojournalists, videographers to look back and look forward on anniversaries. But, with such … Read More
NPR’s Anne Garrels gives opening address to AEJMC Attendees on Wednesday, but hits the skids in the final minutes of her talk.