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U.S. Minority Media Not Affected By Cross-Ownership, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2013 | Black Voices

(Adds public interest reaction, total stations invited to participate) By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, May 30 (Reuters) - ...

The State of Broadband and Social Justice: A Dream Deferred

David Honig | Posted 03.25.2013 | Technology
David Honig

The dream is as vivid, as desirable, as tangible as ever: a nation where all Americans can realize their full potential by putting to use all of their entrepreneurial and managerial skills, and their inherent creativity and innovation. But the FCC defers that dream year after year.

Digital Literacy Beyond Social Networking

David Honig | Posted 09.09.2012 | Technology
David Honig

Despite an otherwise stagnant job market, high tech employment is on the rise. But minorities who lack technological skills and experience will not be able to compete for these types of jobs.

The Digital Divide and the Racial Wealth Gap: Why Supporting Minority Business Enterprise is an Answer for Both

David Honig | Posted 05.05.2012 | Technology
David Honig

We are currently facing the greatest threat to first class citizenship, competitiveness, economic growth, and moral fiber as a nation since segregation. A deep digital divide exists at a critical point in our nation's history where we are transitioning from an industrial to a digital society.

Coming to Terms With the Minority High Tech Employment Gap

David Honig | Posted 09.27.2011 | Technology
David Honig

Though the number of Blacks, Hispanics, and women working in the high tech sector has risen over the last decade, the high tech workforce remains worryingly homogenous.

Why MMTC Is Endorsing the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

David Honig | Posted 08.05.2011 | Technology
David Honig

Some transactions may be compelling to shareholders or have an attractive economic rationale, but transactions that shrink a sector usually come at the expense of communities of color. Too often, what may appear to be "good" for a company is, in fact, bad for minorities.

Rush Address at Minority Telecom Council's 2011 Broadband and Social Justice Summit

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

In terms of the media, communications and technology industries, minority businesses and entrepreneurs risk falling even farther behind their white counterparts. If we don't take aggressive measures we'll continue to fall behind.