“At last,” Derrick Clifton wrote Monday for NBCBLK.
“CNN and other news outlets were blocked on Friday from attending an off-camera White House press briefing that other reporters were hand-picked to attend, raising alarm among media organizations and First Amendment watchdogs,” Dylan Byers, Sara Murray and Kevin Liptak reported for CNNMoney.
Donald Trump’s demonizing of the news media affects African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and Native Americans, too, although you might not realize it from some of the conversations about the First Amendment taking place in the media and other public spaces.
Some in the news media didn’t need President Donald Trump’s amazing news conference on Thursday to ask health professionals whether they thought Trump was mentally sound.
A rejuvenated Ebony magazine is considering reviving its Jet sibling as a newsstand product for millennials. It plans to publish more special single-themed issues for newsstand consumption and is branching out to stage special events as it seeks ways to extend the brand.
“Conflict and controversy seem to follow Omarosa Manigault, who stirred up plenty of both as a reality-TV star and a longtime associate of President Trump,” Paul Farhi reported Monday for the Washington Post.
When entrepreneurs and policymakers interested in diversity gathered in Washington on Tuesday, they talked about computer technology — and about how people of color should be using it not just to send tweets and watch videos, but also to make money.
“In his first two weeks, President Trump has sought to project the image of a new leader moving quickly to enact his agenda,” David Nakamura and Abby Phillip reported Sunday for the Washington Post.
NBC News has responded to criticism of the exit of “Today” co-anchor Tamron Hall by indicating that it would accept an offer by the National Association of Black Journalists to discuss the issue.
Tamron Hall, the first black woman to co-host “Today,” is leaving NBC and MSNBC despite a multimillion-dollar offer to stay and a pledge for an expanded role on other shows, official and unofficial sources said Wednesday.
Mohammed Al-Rawi’s passion for computers carried him through the war in Iraq all the way to the shores of California,” Marjorie Miller wrote in 2010 for a Fourth of July story in the Los Angeles Times.
“His fluency in Windows and in English landed him a job with journalists, put him in the path of multiple bomb and…
NBC intends to launch a new daytime show featuring former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, displacing black journalists Tamron Hall and Al Roker from the third hour of the “Today” show, according to reports Friday .Hall’s contract expires in February. That the contract of fellow black journalist Joy Reid, host of the…
Editor’s note: The percentages below comparing increases or decreases from 2015 to 2016 actually compare only December 2015 with December 2016. The correct full-year-to-full-year percentage changes will appear in the next column.
After a weekend of unprecedented criticism of the newly inaugurated President Donald J. Trump and his new press secretary Sean Spicer for their equally unprecedented string of falsehoods and hectoring of the news media, Spicer told reporters on Monday that the White House’s intention is never to lie.
Black Entertainment Television and TV One, the major African American-oriented networks, provided a much-needed service on Election Day by providing a sympathetic outlet for their stunned viewers to process Donald Trump’s presidential victory. But on Inauguration Day, both took a pass.
The Talladega College Marching Tornadoes band, inspired by an appearance of the college president on Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” Thursday, has raised more than $640,000 to participate in Donald J. Trump’s inaugural parade. The band had sought only $75,000.
CNN reporter Jim Acosta yelled at Donald Trump at Wednesday’s news conference, “Mr. President-elect, since you have been attacking our news organization, can you give us a chance?” “No! Not you. No! Your organization is terrible,” Trump shot back. (CNN video)CNN reporter Jim Acosta yelled at Donald Trump at…
The Committee to Protect Journalists has received more than 1,200 donations totaling more than $200,000 after Meryl Streep called on the “famously well-heeled Hollywood Foreign Press” to support the press-freedom group during Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards.