Category: Media

T.J. Holmes leaving CNN for BET

CNN journalist T.J. Holmes who recently announced he was departing the network at the end of the year has found a new home.  According to the BET website, Holmes has signed a “multi-platform talent agreement.” From the BET Website: “We are simply ecstatic to have T.J. Holmes coming to our...

NABJ: Major News Outlets Reject Black Talent in Prime Time

The Wire (NABJ) In reaction to an ostensible trend in cable news to pass over African American talent for prime time programming, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) continued discussions this week with several civil rights organizations to address the matter and direct a definite course of action. “We...

Jury Trial Set in Michael Baisden’s Fight to Stop Copyright Infringement

The Wire A trial date has been set in a lawsuit filed by best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden. Documents filed in the lawsuit allege that Defendants I’m Ready Productions, Inc., Image Entertainment, Inc., ALW Entertainment, Inc., Je’Caryous Johnson and Gary Guidry conspired to tour...

DGA to Fox News: Time to Add Disclaimer after $1 million GOP Donation

Dallas South Newswire Nathan Daschle, executive director of the Democratic Governors Association, contacted Fox News CEO Roger Ailes today to demand that his news division add a formal disclaimer during segments about the 2010 election to inform viewers that Fox’s parent company provided an unprecedented $1 million contribution to defeat...

Shirley Sherrod to Address National Association of Black Journalists at Convention San Diego

From the Dallas South Newswire Newsmaker Shirley Sherrod is set to appear before thousands of journalists on Thursday, July 29 at the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Annual Convention in San Diego, Calif. Sherrod has made headlines over the past two weeks for her forced resignation from the U.S....

NABJ names Soledad O’Brien Journalist of the Year

DSN Newswire The National Association of Black Journalists named CNN’s Soledad O’Brien Journalist of the Year at its spring Board of Directors meeting. O’Brien will join other top honorees at the association’s Salute to Excellence Gala, on July 31 in San Diego, during NABJ’s 35th Annual Convention and Career Fair,...