Tag Archives: new york times

  • Shonda Rhimes Fires Another Shot at Katherine Heigl

    Oct 9, 14 by Cherie Saunders 7 Comments


    *In a new cover story for The Hollywood Reporter, Shonda Rhimes was more candid than ever before regarding her opinion of Katherine Heigl, a former star of her ABC series “Grey’s Anatomy.” It all started in June 2008, when the actress withdrew her name from Emmy consideration claiming the writing for her character that year […]

  • Viola Davis Answers NYT Critic Who Called Her ‘Less Classically Beautiful’

    Sep 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 16 Comments


    *It appears as if Viola Davis has used Maya Angelou to address  Alessandra Stanley, the New York Times TV critic who made headlines for suggesting that Shonda Rhimes is an “angry black woman” who has made the cultural stereotype palatable by channeling it through her popular primetime characters. During the misguided piece, Stanley says Viola Davis’ […]

  • NYT Public Editor Backs Shonda Rhimes Against Its Own TV Critic

    Sep 22, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *You know you done messed up as a writer when the public editor of your newspaper calls you out for being “astonishingly tone-deaf.” New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan joined the hordes taking issue with the paper’s TV critic Alessandra Stanley, calling her “condescending,” “astonishingly tone-deaf,” and “out of touch” in her recent piece […]

  • Shonda Rhimes Claps Back against ‘Angry Black Woman’ Label from NYT

    Sep 19, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Followers of Shonda Rhimes on Twitter already know…you can’t come for her without getting some type of response. New York Times writer Alessandra Stanley found this out the hard way when she suggesting in her Thursday column that the producer of ABC’s “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and the new “How to Get Away with Murder” makes […]

  • Journal-isms: Dean Baquet Becomes NY Times’ First African American Executive Editor

    May 15, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *(Via Journal-isms) – Dean Baquet, managing editor of the New York Times and former top editor at the Los Angeles Times, was named executive editor on Wednesday after Jill Abramson stepped down  from the New York newspaper’s top editorial job. “Baquet, 57, becomes the first African American in the job. “It is an honor to […]

  • The Most Notorious Plagiarizer Ever? Jayson Blair Tells His Story in PBS Film

    May 2, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *On Monday, PBS’ Independent Lens premieres “A Fragile Trust,” a documentary about the rise and fall of journalist Jayson Blair. He came to the New York Times as a superstar feature writer and left in disgrace after he was caught plagiarizing the work of other reporters – multiple times. The fact that he was African […]