Jeffrey Wright to Narrate Documentary on the First African-American NFL Players

Epix will put the four African-American athletes known for integrating the NFL back on the field with a documentary recounting their lives and careers, the...

Shonda Rhimes says ‘Scandal’ Won’t Last 8 Seasons

Shonda Rhimes is keeping it real with “Scandal” again, which comes as a shock for some fans of the show. She revealed last November she knows when and...

Viral Politics Editor at Buzzfeed Fired for Plagiarism

Confronted by charges of plagiarism, BuzzFeed on Friday fired Benny Johnson, the viral politics editor whose work often typified the website's energetic storytelling style. BuzzFeed...

CNN Reported Abducted in Ukraine by Pro-Russian Separatists

A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was detained by pro-Russian separatists. Armed men from the...

Fox May Give Time Warner Board Seats

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox is open to giving Time Warner shareholders seats on the new company's board if its takeover bid succeeds, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing...

Veteran Black Publicist Lands Multiple Magazine Features in Three Consecutive Months For Her Client,...

– “Ebony,” “FINE Success” and “AMPS” Magazines are Taken with Author Paul Lamar Hunter’s Story in “No Love, No Charity: the Success of the...

Iowa Newspaper Editor Fired for Criticizing a Pro-Homosexual Bible

The former editor of an Iowa newspaper, Bob Eschliman, claims he was fired for expressing his religious beliefs on a personal blog. In May, the...

Is Time Up for David Gregory at ‘Meet the Press’?

David Gregory’s time is nearly up at “Meet the Press,” sources told Page Six, and he could be replaced as moderator of the nation’s longest-running...

The Last Thing TV Needs Is Another Reality Show…but, Here Come the BAPs –...

Ask yourself this question? Is there any more room on television for another reality-TV show featuring black people? Well according to Lifetime there is....

Forbes Sold for about $475 Million to Asian Investors

Forbes, the iconic U.S. business publication that follows the rich and powerful, is being sold to a group of Asian investors. Terms were not disclosed....

Ebony Steele Gets Fired from The Rickey Smiley Show

Here’s some bad news! Ebony Steele has been fired from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.” The radio personality graced the morning show’s fans with her raspy and...

Journalist Sue Summer Wins Right to View James Brown’s Documents

A South Carolina circuit court judge told the state’s attorney general that he would have to release the documents to a freelance journalist looking...

Sky News Reporter Starts Going Through MH17 Luggage On-Air, Quickly Realizes What he is...

A newscaster for England’s Sky News apologized today after he began rummaging through luggage found at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17...

Halle Berry’s Debut in ‘Extant’ Gets High Ratings

It appears Halle Berry‘s small screen debut was a hit … at least its debut show. The new CBS series, “Extant,” garnered first place in the television ratings...

NBC Redeploys Reporter Ayman Mohyeldin to Gaza After Fallout

The removal of Ayman Mohyeldin a day after he live tweeted about an Israeli airstrike in Gaza that killed four children drew criticism from...

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney May Be Headed to Apple

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has talked with former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney about a public relations job, a friend of his said. Carney hasn’t made up his...

Is Raynard Jackson Right to Attack ESSENCE For Not Being Black-Owned and For Being...

NNPA columnist Raynard Jackson recently wrote a column entitled Nothing Essential About Essence where he attacks Essence Communications (the producers of Essence Magazine and Essence Music...

CNN Removes Correspondent Diana Magnay from Covering Israeli-Palestinian Conflict After ‘Scum’ Tweet

CNN has removed correspondent Diana Magnay from covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after she tweeted that Israelis who were cheering the bombing of Gaza, and...

NBC Criticized After Pulling Veteran Reporter Out of Gaza

Ayman Mohyeldin, the NBC News correspondent who personally witnessed yesterday’s killing by Israel of four Palestinian boys on a Gazan beach and who has received widespread praise for...

ABC President Says Shows That Lack Diversity ‘Feel Dated’

ABC's fall primetime lineup will be more diverse its ever been. On top of favorites like Scandal and Greys Anatomy, which both have minority leads,...