January 9, 2012 A New York Times story by a dance critic on the latest pas-de-deux by football players after touchdowns may vindicate NPR commentator Frank Deford. Black and white behemoths appear equally dainty in the Times. The discussion continues on race relations and journalism.
January 4, 2012 A legendary sports commentator missed contexts on violent hazing by historically black marching bands and on end zone preening by mostly black professional football players. But criticizing another racial culture is OK. It all depends on how, and where you think we are as a nation in racial relations.
April 2, 2010 NPR does exceptionally well putting female reporters and hosts on the air. But when it comes to female voices from outside NPR, the network is not as diverse on air as it would like to think.
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