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To the casual listener, there might be nothing wrong with this conversation. But therein lies the problem with it. Normalizing talking points meant to undermine advancement while engaging in intellectually dishonest commentary only emboldens groups who deal in dishonesty. 

The saga of controversy that's resulted from Dave Chappelle's very viral Netflix standup special, 'The Closer,' has practically been unfolding daily since it premiered a few weeks ago. However, the veteran comedian is said to be open about talking things out.

The antiquated notion of "balanced presentation" doesn't seem to have kept up with the times. As a product of the cable-news industry, it looks like C-SPAN has learned nothing about disinformation and the false choice of covering "both sides" undisturbed. 

After news broke of telecommunications giant AT&T’s alleged role in creating and sustaining the right-wing disinformation network One America News (OAN), calls for accountability has been swift. Released earlier this week, a special report from Reuters documented the allegations that AT&T not only encouraged the creation of another conservative news network but is its primary source of revenue.  

A pair of white journalists for KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas found themselves getting suspended after rocking synthetic Afro wigs during an on-air segment in September.

Media Justice is one of several organizations participating in a mass log out of Facebook on November 10, driving home the message that the social media giant needs to take heed of valid concerns raised over the platform’s governance. 

Levar Burton has said he has no interest in hosting Jeopardy!. After that messy host selection process messy who could blame him. But for some reason, Los Angeles Times reporter Stephen Battaglio took it upon himself to enter the conversation and insert his misguided belief that Burton would jump at the chance if offered the primary spot.

The thread struck a chord with many Black journalists co-signing its contents. But what's even more astonishing is the response to Overbey saying much of what Black journalists have been saying for years.

10 Black newspapers from across the nation have come together to launch Word In Black, a collective platform that will aim to tell stories on the Black experience from different perspectives throughout the country.

For National Black Business Month, we spotlight these Black boutique owners, who are thriving in the fashion lane.

The tweet paraphrased a line from the article, pointing to a larger issue with the outlet's coverage.