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Violent Rhetoric on the Trail

The day after I featured Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District candidate Rick Barber’s ad which seamed to be pretty violent among the top 5 campaign ads, Politico posted an article about violent rhetoric being used on the campaign trail.  Pretty dangerous and scary stuff. It reminds me of the era in our history when political leaders […]

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Top 5 Political Campaign Ads (audio)

After listening to dozens of campaign ads leading up to the mid term elections this November 2, I put together my pick of the Top 5 Political Campaign Ads The Most Controversial; The Most Creative; The Most Provocative; The Most Compelling; and The Most Funny I shared it this week with listeners the Blog Talk Radio Show […]

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Obama administration isn’t flinching on accusations that it is pandering for the BLACK vote

A week after the controversy over the Obama administration’s decision to invite Black bloggers and Black media to a summit at the White House, the administration is not backing down from critics saying the White House is pandering for the Black vote. In fact, The Root reports the administration has defended the summit and its […]

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What was Univision Thinking Disenfranchising its Viewers?

Politico is reporting: The Spanish-language network Univision has refused to air an ad from a GOP-led Hispanic group telling Hispanic voters to sit out the race between Sharron Angle and Harry Reid. “Univision will not be running any spots from Latinos for Reform related to voting,” said a spokeswoman for the network, Monica Talan, in […]

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A Take on White House Black Bloggers Controversy You Won’t See in the New York Times

I was one of the 22 Bloggers who attended the White House Summit with African American bloggers this past Monday. I was literally plucked off of the C-list when the founder and CEO of Black Web Media, Angela Benton, couldn’t attend the summit.  One of her 2 picks to go also couldn’t attend the event […]

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Television Blackouts in U.S. Reach Decade-High Over Fee Fights

Bloomberg News is reporting… TV blackouts in the U.S. have reached the highest level in a decade and may climb as pay-TV operators fight higher fees sought by content providers. Disputes over fees have caused five blackouts this year, the most since 2000. They have affected about 19 million pay-TV subscribers, leaving some viewers without […]

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MMTC Seeks to Preserve Free & Open Internet

Politic365.com reports: Today, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (“MMTC”) announced that it, along with 24 National Organizations representing the interests of minorities and women across the country, filed comments before the Federal Communications Commission regarding its further inquiry into two underdeveloped issues in the Open Internet proceeding. According to David Honig, President and Executive […]

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President Pays a Surprise Visit to Black Journalists & Bloggers at White House Summit

When the CEO and another top contributor for Black Web Media could not attend the African American Online Summit at the White House yesterday, I jumped at the opportunity to represent the media conglomerate that publishes and is associated with other influential quality media outlets such as Politic365.com, Black Web 2.0 and the Professional Black […]

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