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Johnson Publishing Company

Ebony Selling Photo Archive, The 'African American Getty,' Worth $40 Million

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | Black Voices

By Fiona Ortiz CHICAGO, Jan 27 (Reuters) - A climate-controlled archive in Chicago holds 5 million images of what could be called the ...

LOOK: JET Magazine's Final Printed Issue Is Here

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.05.2014 | Black Voices

Black hair salons everywhere are now mourning the end of a staple publication's run in print. JET Magazine has come a long way from its founding as...

JET Shuts Down Print Magazine

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Black Voices

After 63 years, Johnson Publishing Company will no longer be printing JET magazine. The newsweekly is officially transitioning over to digital at t...

Major Shakeup At Ebony Magazine

Posted 04.22.2014 | Black Voices

Ebony magazine has announced a major change to its staff, naming Mitzi Miller as the new editor-in-chief of the publication. Desiree Rogers, CEO o...

Are Black Media Outlets Still Relevant?

Posted 07.24.2013 | Black Voices

With such legacy brands as Ebony/Jet, Essence and Black Enterprise, African-American media outlets have carved out a place for themselves in a once ho...

Annie Leibovitz, DonorsChoose and Myself Walked Into a School...

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.14.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

I went to NYC a few months back for a Vanity Fair photo shoot with staff, board members, and advisers.

Ebony Magazine Publisher Reveals Personal Inspiration For Backing Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The publisher of Ebony and Jet Magazines expressed her support of marriage equality in a poignant Chicago Tribune op-ed on Valentine’s Day. In ...

LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day

Posted 02.15.2013 | Black Voices

A picture is certainly worth a thousand words. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than by taking a moment to acknowledge the snapshots o...

PHOTOS: EBONY's Fashion Fair Collection Will Go On Display

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.29.2012 | Black Voices

If you weren't able to snag any of Eunice Johnson's extraordinary collection of designer clothes and accessories during the first-ever EBONY Fashion F...

Inside The World's Top Black Publishing Company

NPR | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices

As the National Association of Black Journalists holds its annual convention in Philadelphia yesterday through this weekend, Tell Me More looks at the...

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.

Magic Johnson Backs Out Of Deal To Buy Publisher of Ebony, Jet Magazines

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Retired NBA star Earvin "Magic" Johnson said he was unable to reach a deal to buy Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co., publisher of Ebony and Jet mag...

Magic Johnson In Talks To Buy Publisher Of Chicago-based Ebony, Jet Magazines

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Retired NBA star Earvin Magic Johnson is in talks to purchase Johnson Publishing Co., home to Ebony and Jet magazines and an archive of iconic photogr...

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.