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September 30, 2015

Action aided by pressure from Arizona Republic probe; FBI to tabulate police shootings of citizens; why so few of color in Madison, Wis., newsrooms?; Carson says media manipulate African Americans; doubts about Cooper-Lemon team for Democratic debate; editor of tribal newspaper fired for "insubordination"; Philadelphia magazine apologizes again for a cover; Emerson College tops list of quality journalism schools; Negro League "Diamonds in the Dust" (9/30/15)

Action Aided by Pressure From Arizona Republic Probe

FBI to Tabulate Police Shootings of Civilians

Why So Few of Color in Madison, Wis., Newsrooms?

Carson Says Media Manipulate African Americans

Doubts About Cooper-Lemon Team for Democratic Debate

Editor of Tribal Newspaper Fired for "Insubordination"

Philadelphia Magazine Apologizes Again for a Cover

Emerson College Tops List of Quality Journalism Schools

"Take a look at this list of quality schools that are focused on delivering an education in Journalism and that are successful at it, with graduates among the top earners after graduation," according to CollegeFactual.com.

It also wrote, "College Factual has been chosen to provide its data-driven insights at the majors and fields of study level to power The USA TODAY College Guide 2016. The College Guide 2016 features capsule looks at 400 schools and be on newsstands in late August 2015. . . ."

Notably, historically black Howard University ranks No. 17, the only historically black college or university in the top 20.

The list includes 1) Emerson College, 2) Northwestern University, 3) University of Texas at Austin, 4) Boston University, 5) University of Southern California.

6) University of Missouri-Columbia, 7) New York University, 8) Washington and Lee University, 9) Syracuse University, 10) American University.

11) Northeastern University, 12) University of Wisconsin-Madison, 13) Indiana University-Bloomington, 14) Quinnipiac University, 15) George Washington University.

16) University of Colorado Boulder, 17) Howard University, 18) Rutgers University-New Brunswick, 19) Ithaca College, 20) University of Kansas.

(Credit: Gerry Melendez/ESPN)

"Diamonds in the Dust" in the Negro Leagues

For "Diamonds in the Dust," a photo essay for The Undefeated on the ESPN website about the Negro Leagues, Gerry Melendez of ESPN photographed Howard Scott, 66, left, and Edward "Pap" McGowan, 68, watching a game in Antreville, S.C. "Both played in what they consider the best era of black baseball. McGowan started in the league in 1957 and played for 49 years. 'We were straight-out country boys,' he said. 'You just played wherever there were games.' McGowan says many great players lost their chance to play professionally because they had to work the cotton fields. 'Yeah, that's why I might have missed my chance,' he says." 

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