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African American Media

Cornel West: MSNBC And Many Black Journalists 'Just Want Access'

Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.09.2014 | Black Voices

Cornel West is not happy with the state of black journalism today. In an interview with HuffPost Live on Wednesday, the Black Prophetic Fire autho...

The Cry of Jet Magazine

Hermene Hartman | Posted 07.29.2014 | Black Voices
Hermene Hartman

As of next week, there will be no more Jet magazine, that pint-sized publication that's been a weekly best friend to the Black community since 1951.

The March on Washington, Moral Mondays and the Media

Joshua Clark Davis | Posted 10.27.2013 | Media
Joshua Clark Davis

National television cameras and reporters might show up to cover marches and rallies the day they happen. But if you're looking for the stories behind these movements, you're more likely to get them from independent activist journalists.

Ebony, Jet, Rolling Out, Defender: The Future of Black Publications

Zondra Hughes | Posted 07.04.2011 | Media
Zondra Hughes

Recently, the Columbia College Association of Black Journalists presented a dynamic panel of print media professionals to dialogue with Columbia journalism students about the current and future state of Black media.

Make No Mistake, Color of Change Does Not Represent Black Interests

Rep. Bobby Rush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Bobby Rush

The Internet advocacy organization Color of Change is not as focused on the needs and interests of African Americans and communities of color as they ...

Black Newspaper in Boston Suspends Publication, Lays Off 12

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BOSTON — An African-American newspaper that covered Boston's busing riots of the 1970s, the fall of black political leaders and the rise of stat...

The Challenges to Black Media Under President Obama

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Clarence B. Jones

Critical and constructive analysis of President Obama's policies is certainly more useful than our Black Media's continued uncritical celebration of our new president.