News of Don Cornelius’ Death Goes Viral
February 1, 2012 “Law enforcement sources” tip off celebrity website TMZ; Dolores Barclay, entertainment editor at AP, laid off; clash between Sharpton, Gingrich backer makes riveting TV; Vanity Fair dismisses criticism of latest Hollywood cover; Lisa Garcia Quiroz named Time Warner diversity officer; Black newspaper publishers seek to fill new CEO position; why aren’t there more Arab-American journalists?; freedman’s 19th century letter creates buzz in the 21st; Washington Post editor plans cuts, won’t say how many NYDaily_Trib2.jpg don-cornelius-MLK.jpg “Law Enforcement Sources” Tip Off Celebrity Website TMZ Dolores Barclay, Entertainment Editor at AP, Laid Off Clash Between Sharpton, Gingrich Backer Makes Riveting TV Vanity Fair Dismisses Criticism of Latest Hollywood Cover Lisa Garcia Quiroz Named Time Warner Diversity Officer Black Newspaper Publishers Seek to Fill New CEO Position Dolores Barclay, Entertainment Editor at AP, Laid Off Dolores Barclay , a longtime black journalist at the Associated Press who most recently was East Coast entertainment editor, was laid off on Monday, according to sources at the news cooperative. Also laid off was Lifestyles Editor Lisa Tolin , who was on maternity leave, the sources said. The moves follow last month’s layoff of two assistant bureau chiefs of color, Miami-based Michelle Morgante , assistant Florida bureau chief and Caribbean business manager, and Andrew Fraser , assistant Pennsylvania bureau chief, based in Philadelphia.
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