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My WOL1450 Tech Talk Interview about CBC & Social Media

I got a chance to chat with the guys behind WOLAM 1450’s Tech Talk show about an article I wrote for Politic365.com about the Congressional Black Caucus’ usage of social media. It was great connecting and chatting especially on the heels of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Legislative session that launches TODAY! Listen  Here to […]

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There’s a Reason Wireless is Exempted from Net Neutrality Now

Did I read right that FCC Commissioner Copps wrote an editorial in the Washington Post admonishing the paper for embracing and writing favorably about he Verizon-Google settlement? I am in awe to see an esteemed top FCC official take issue with efforts to move the agency along past net neutrality and onto the numerous pressing issues that […]

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Top 100 Most Powerful Black Women on Twitter list released

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Black Web 2.0 released a list of the top 100 Most  Powerful Black  Women on Twitter and I wasn’t on it! Who did make it, Check out the list here!  We discussed the list on my talk show Right of Black last Wednesday for a few moments, listen to that segment of the show here; […]

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3rd Circuit Designated Entity Case is a WIN for Small Wireless companies

I am so happy to report that the case in which I served as amici counsel for 10 small, women- and minority-owned wireless companies and supporting nonprofits, Council Tree, et al. v. FCC, has resulted in a big WIN for the most part!! In a 53-page ruling, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals struck down […]

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Over half of Americans surveyed don’t value Broadband

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I was a little disheartened, to say the least, to learn about the results of a recent Pew Research Center report which showed that more than half of Americans do not think the federal government should place a high priority on expanding broadband access throughout the country. A total of 53 percent of the 2, 250 adults surveyed said it was unimportant. […]

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Breaking down Net Neutrality & the Verizon-Google Agreement (Audio)

During the premiere episode of my new Blog Talk Radio show, Right of Black, that I co-host with financial journalist Shanon D. Murray, I spent 5 minutes or so breaking down network neutrality in a nutshell and explaining what the Verizon-Google Agreement REALLY means — despite all you may have heard in other circles. Listen […]

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Minority Mobile Broadband Use Survey Results support Importance of Libraries

During this summer, I got into the habit of working from the public library closest to my sons’ day camp. I would drop off my two boys in the morning, then drive a few short miles to the local public library where I would set up shop and get my work done. I knew it […]

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The Senator & his big massive list of corporations electing to not fill out his corporate diversity survey

I made my way down to Capitol Hill yesterday to hear the lone Hispanic member of the Senate,  Senator Robert Menendez announce the results of a comprehensive report that summarizing  findings from a voluntary survey his office organized of the nation’s top corporations.  As I would expect,  the survey revealed far lower representation among minorities and women on corporate […]

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MMTC’s Honig paints a grim forecast for the State of Social Justice in Media, Telecom and Broadband

I remember talking to an industry colleague at lunch one day and during the conversation she asked what was up with the Minority Media & Telecommunications Council’s 72 proposals pending before the Federal Communications Commission. She seemed to be expressing some frustration over the fact there were 72 proposals. “Why can’t the organization just pick […]

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President Obama on Small Business Bill (video)

In case you missed yesterday’s address where the President urged Congress to pass legislation that will help remove obstacles to small business after meeting with small business owners at the Tastee Sub Shop in Edison, NJ.  (July 28, 2010). I myself am getting pretty frustrated over the lack of help for small businesses. So many […]

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