Taking 'Washington Watch' Beyond Politics
- How Sex and Race Affect Perceptions of Newscasters. Balon, Robert E.; Philport, Joseph C.; Beadle, Charles F. // Journalism Quarterly;Spring78, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p160
Examines the effects of a television newscaster's sex and race on audience perceptions of credibility. Suggestion that African American male newscasters were judged as less qualified, more introverted, less cheerful and more sympathetic compared to other newscasters; Claim that sex and race can...
- Reporter Who Negatively Generalized about Black Families Suspended. Cornfield, Josh // Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition;7/23/2014, Vol. 25 Issue 35, p3
The article reports on the suspension of television reporter Sean Bergin, who voiced opinion about Black families and relations with police pertaining to a fatal police shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey.
- Upsurge IN TV News Girls. // Ebony;Jun1971, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p168
The article focuses on African American television news girls as of 1971. There are 34 African-American girls working for major networks in cities such as Francisco, California to Memphis, Tennessee and from Boston, Massachusetts to Miami, Florida. Joan Murray of New York and Eddie Huggins and...
- 'Good Morning America,' From... TONY PERKINS. Chappell, Kevin // Ebony;Aug2005, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p136
Features African American television journalist Tony Perkins of "Good Morning America." Characteristics of the journalist; Academic and career background; Achievements of Perkins as a journalist; Personal background.
- Anchor style. // Ebony;Oct2006, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p98
The article presents information on the fashion and beauty styles of five African American female television broadcast journalists. Along with their journalistic talent, newscasters Pat Harvey, Lori Stokes, Cheryl Burton, Carmen Harlan and Melissa Faith Payne have to be adept at hair, makeup and...
- 'Street Life' Makes Prime Time. Conniff, Ruth // Progressive;Aug91, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p14
This article reports on the debut of the television show Street Life, a news program produced and anchored by African Americans. On July 9, 1991, nine in the evening, the show will be aired on Chicago's public television station. Public Broadcasting System stations around the U.S. will pick up...
- Study: TV Minority, Women Correspon- dents Improve In Visibility, But Blacks Again Not in Top Ranks. Records, Visibility // Media Report to Women;Spring2004, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p4
The nightly network newscasts featured more women and minority reporters than ever in 2002, according to a study released in February 2004 by the Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA). However, the study found no African-Americans among this year's 25 most visible correspondents for the...
- International Affairs. Zohin, Lys J. // Essence (Time Inc.);Jul2006, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p138
The article features Audrey Pulvar, an African American news anchor on prime time television. Before she started delivering the evening news on a major local station in Paris, African American faces were hardily ever seen on French TV So when she first appeared before the station's 5.5 million...
- Seeing 20/20. Edwards, Audrey // Essence (Essence);Mar2002, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p138
Profiles Deborah Roberts, an Afro-American journalist and correspondent for the television program '20/20.' Her marriage to television personality Al Roker; Her opinion on motherhood; Her career background. INSET: Playing to win.