Byron Allen

It’s been an eventful week for Black media, with outlets including Ebony, Jet and Grio all selling to new ownership. First up, Johnson Publishing sold Ebony (est. 1945) to a large Texas equity firm, Clear View Group according to an announcement Tuesday. Likewise, sister publication Jet magazine (est. 1951) has also been sold, although it has […]

TV One saw a major leap in its ratings when the network aired its first feature film Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story. According to the network, the movie – which premiered on June 12 – broke record ratings and became the top original movie in network history. It drew in 2 million […]

President Obama has announced plans to visit a mosque for the first time in his presidency.

A group of Black media owners have filed a $20 billion federal lawsuit against Comcast, Time Warner, Inc., the Rev. Al Sharpton, the NAACP and the National…