Wall Street Journal Media Editor Liz Heron Joins Facebook

Facebook has hired journalism veteran Liz Heron for a new role intended to better connect the social network with media organizations. Heron, who will join Facebook...

WATCH: Tracey Edmonds Talks to Roland Martin About Black Media

Successful producer, and ex-wife of singer Babyface, Tracey Edmonds says that while she likes ABC’s “Scandal,” one diverse show on a major network isn’t...

Hollywood South Gets More Money To Expand African-American Filmmaking

Louisiana has overtaken Hollywood in film production, and now a new twist…The New Orleans Film Society was recently awarded a grant to expand Black...

WATCH: Bill O’Reilly Goes Off on Beyonce; Russell Simmons Defends her Music as “Art”

In the music video for the Beyoncé song “Partition,” there’s some incredibly raunchy imagery, including car sex and a lyric reference to Monica Lewinsky. Bill O’Reilly was fired up...

Sharyl Attkisson Resigns from CBS News Ahead of Contract; Cites Liberal Bias and Corporate...

CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson has reached an agreement to resign from CBS News ahead of contract, bringing an end to months of...

Fox Entertainment & ESSENCE Magazine Celebrate the “Images of Black Women in Media and...

LEFT TO RIGHT: Zola Mashariki, Senior Vice President of Production at Fox Searchlight; Nicole Beharie, star of Sleepy Hallow; Vanessa Bush, Editor and Chief of ESSENCE Magazine. Shana...

President Obama Introduces ‘Cosmos’; says ‘There Are New Frontiers to Explore, We Need Americans...

“America has always been a nation of fearless explorers who dream big and reach farther than others imagine,” President Barack Obama said as he introduced Sunday’s...

The First Black American Newspaper

Editor's note: For those who are wondering about the retro title of this black-history series, please take a moment to learn about historian Joel A. Rogers,...

Dish’s New Deal with Disney Includes Streaming Programming Options

The Walt Disney Company and Dish Network said Monday they've agreed to a new carriage deal that restricts an ad-skipping feature in Dish's digital...

President Obama Will Help Launch the Premiere Episode of Fox’s ‘Cosmos’

Earlier we told you about the reboot of “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” hosted by astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Well, we just found out that President Obama will help...

CNN’s 75-Year-Old Founder, Ted Turner, Hospitalized in Argentina

American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina's capital. Turner Enterprises spokesman Phillip Evans in Atlanta said the CNN...

Bill Whitaker Named New Correspondent for “60 Minutes”, Becoming Only Second African-American in Show’s...

Bill Whitaker, a veteran CBS News reporter, has been named a "60 Minutes" correspondent, becoming only the second African-American correspondent in the show's history,...

Melissa Harris-Perry Reveals her Natural Hair and her New Baby

Melissa Harris-Perry, the MSNBC host who recently chronicled on the news channel's website her fertility issues and the difficulty she and her husband had in...

Flipboard Buys Zite from CNN in $60M Deal: Will Shut Zite Down and Begin...

This just in: Flipboard is buying Zite from CNN, which acquired the service three years ago for around $20 million. As part of the deal,...

American News Anchor for Russia Today Resigns On Air in Response to ‘Whitewashed’ Ukraine...

An American news anchor for the Russian state-owned TV network Russia Today has resigned live on air in response to the station’s “whitewashed” coverage...

To Combat Piracy, Getty Images Lifts Copyright on 35 Million Photos

Getty Images, the world's largest photo agency, has removed copyright restrictions on vast swathes of its library in an effort to combat piracy. Millions of...

Chicago Sun-Times Rehires Four Photographers After Massive Layoffs

The Chicago Sun-Times will rehire four photographers after sweeping layoffs last May resulted in the newspaper's entire photography staff to be cut. Chicago media blogger Robert Feder reported...

First Week for Joy Reid’s Timeslot on MSNBC Shows Ratings Down Compared to Last...

It’s only been one week since Joy Reid and Ronan Farrow debuted their new shows on MSNBC…but it wasn’t a good one in terms of ratings. According to TV...

Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin to Co-Host New CNN Series ‘Making the Case’

Attorneys Sunny Hostin and Mark Geragos, who served as occasional panelists onAnderson Cooper’s short-lived 10 p.m. roundtable show on CNN, will team for a new show on the...

Piers Morgan says he Will Stay With CNN to Do “Big Name” Interviews

CNN’s Piers Morgan, who is ending his nightly show on the network, isn’t going anywhere. He told me last night that he’s staying at...