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Bryon Allen, a comedian-turned-business mogul, acquired the Weather Channel for $300 million through his company Entertainment Studios, according to reports.

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Five U.S. Senators have joined the fight for accountability in the federal government’s advertising practices – or lack thereof — when it comes to minority-owned news outlets....

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The late black media pioneer John H. Johnson will get a speaker series in his name at Howard University this month....

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A U.S. District Court judge moved forward a $10 billion lawsuit against Charter Communications for alleged discrimination in contracting in violation of Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act. The lawsuit on behalf of African American-owned media networks is being spearheaded by Byron Allen, comedian and CEO of Entertainment Studios Networks Inc....

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Last week marked the end of an era for the historic Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co.After a 71-year run, the family-owned business has sold its iconic Ebony magazine and the now digital-only Jet magazine to Clear View Group, a private equity firm in Denton, Texas. Johnson Publishing retained ownership of Fashion Fair cosmetics and its photo...

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After a 71-year run, Johnson Publishing is getting out of publishing, selling Ebony and Jet Magazines...

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Entertainment Studios, Inc., one of the largest independent producers and distributors of first-run syndicated television programming, has acquired the digital news platform TheGrio......

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For the first time, all of the top Black-owned media companies in South Florida have joined forces to show a united front and to prove to advertisers that doing business with them is more than worth it. The group members, nine media organizations, named themselves the Black Owned Media Alliance (BOMA) and put on their first symposium as a way to...

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Federal regulators approved the sale of two FOX TV affiliates to Pluria Marshall Jr., president and CEO of Houston-based Marshall Broadcasting Group   ...

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Robert Johnson, Playing By His Own Rules

A symbol of leadership and an innovator, Robert Johnson has a legacy that could ultimately be defined by what he's accomplished to level the playing field for African-Americans and other minorities in corporate America....

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