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Ebony's Beautiful Whitney Tribute

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.01.2012 | Black Voices

The tragic loss of Whitney Houston is still weighing heavy on our hearts. But it's touching to see various publications celebrating the legend in thei...

Desirée Rogers Re-Energizes Ebony Magazine | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media

Eighteen months ago, not long after leaving the White House, Desirée Rogers had a big problem on her hands. She had just been appointed chief executi...

Julee Wilson Gets A Facelift | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.18.2012 | Black Voices

Ebony magazine, the oldest and largest black publication, debuted it's redesigned website today. Under the direction of Ebony's editor-in-chief Am...

PHOTOS: A Pregnant Nia Long Poses Nude For Ebony Cover

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.04.2011 | Black Voices

Looks like Angela Simmons isn't the only one willing to get naked for millions to see. The very pregnant Nia Long, bared it all (a la Demi Moore) for ...

Things Are Looking Up | Morning Edition | Posted 11.22.2011 | Media

Johnson Publishing Company, the black American icon based in Chicago, is hiring. It's a sharp turnaround for a company that saw circulation numbers an...

Experience the New EBONY

Amy DuBois Barnett | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Amy DuBois Barnett

For 65 years, EBONY has represented the very best of black America, serving as a voice for those who may have felt invisible and disenfranchised.

The Giving Trees: Five Trees You've Never Heard of that Are Helping to End Hunger

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 09.20.2011 | Home
Danielle Nierenberg

Nourishing the Planet takes a look at five varieties of tree that you have likely never heard of, but that are helping to alleviate hunger and poverty and protect the environment.

Black Journalists Returning To Black Press In Greater Numbers | Posted 07.26.2011 | Media

Mainstream journalism or a desire to delve more deeply into African-American issues. Whatever the reasons, with increasing frequency, African-American...

Ebony Magazine Undergoes Huge Overhaul

Advertising Age | By: Follow on Twitter E | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ebony magazine is introducing what it calls its first cover-to-cover redesign since its introduction in 1945 as part of a bid to regain momentum after...

Can Desiree Rogers Take Over The Magazine World?

New York Times | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If all this was too brash for Washington's schadenfreude set, then Ms. Rogers seems to have found a more suitable role. Since August, she has been chi...

Saving Ebony-Jet: One Million Facebook "Likes"

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Green

Preserving the iconic headquarters of Ebony-Jet has become a common focus of numerous debates. Some believe a part of Black American history is being sold.

Desiree Rogers Joins Johnson Publishing As Consultant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers has been hired by struggling Chicago-based Johnson Publishing--the world's largest African-American...

Ebony's Eunice Johnson Dies

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CHICAGO — Eunice Johnson, the widow of Ebony magazine founder John Johnson and a fashion maven who ran thousands of traveling runway shows aimed...

Eunice W. Johnson Tribute Luncheon At The Met (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Priyanka Boghani | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The sophisticated and stylish descended on the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Eunice W. Johnson Tribute Luncheon on January 11th. Johnson, the i...

Eunice Johnson Dead: Fashion Icon, Widow Of "Ebony" Founder John Johnson Dies

Crain's Chicago Business | Shia K. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Eunice Johnson, the widow of Ebony founder John Johnson and an icon in her own right, died Sunday....

Apple's New Tablet? Been There, Done That

Bryan Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bryan Monroe

Sixteen years ago, Roger Fidler was at the top of the newspaper technology world. Sitting on his desk was a prototype of a thin electronic tablet that was poised to revolutionize the print media.

This Week in Magazines: Two Different Ways of Remembering Michael

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

Adoring Michael Jackson fans, and their many journalistic enablers, will gag over a stinging critique in the Aug. 13 New York Review of Books, a high-brow publication not likely to be found by their beds.

This Week in Magazines: Eric Holder Mulls Investigating Alleged Bush-Era Torture

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

Attorney General Eric Holder might not heed what seems to be the White House preference not to look back and investigate allegations of Bush-approved torture of detainees and enemy combatants.

Ebony Names Obama Its First "Person Of The Year"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The latest issue of Ebony magazine, which hits newsstands next week, features the first post-election interview with President-elect Barack Obama and ...

Obama Gives Ebony First Post-Election Interview, Photoshoot

The Swamp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So which magazine was the first to get a sit down interview and photo shoot with President-elect Barack Obama? Ebony Magazine, which was visited by t...

Obama Has Meeting At Johnson Publishing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a day with little information for the news media, President-elect Barack Obama held a meeting at Johnson Publishing Company. From the pool report...

Workplace Revenge: A Worker Bee Strikes Back

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

As you read this, there is a growing scandal in the world of Black media involving Johnson Publishing Company, the parent company of Ebony/Jet magazines, and the most prestigious black-owned publishing company in the world.

Obama Family Continues Tour Of American Magazine Covers

WWD | Stephanie D. Smith and Irin Carmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Barack Obama and family will be making the rounds on even more covers once the September issues of the monthlies hit newsstands. First, the entire fam...

Michelle Obama Photographed For Ebony Magazine

Womens Wear Daily | Stephanie D. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Looks like Michelle Obama wasn't shot for Essence after all while she was in town two weeks ago for a fund-raiser with New York's fashion elite and he...

Who's That Girl? Ivory-Hued Michael Jackson Poses For Ebony Magazine

This is London | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

He once famously sang 'It don't matter if you're black or white' but clearly it does to Michael Jackson who appeared on the cover of a US magazine for...