Alfred C. Liggins

He lays out a proposal to assist Black communities.

Radio One CEO Alfred C. Liggins III will soon join television history when accepts the tremendous honor of a Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame induction at the annual ceremony this week.

This week, thousands of cable television industry executives are gathering in Chicago for INTX, the Internet and Television Expo, co-chaired by Alfred C. Liggins, CEO and president of Radio One (the parent company of NewsOne) and TV One, and Jerry Kent, chairman and CEO of Suddenlink Communications. The confab is a rebranded version of National Cable & Telecommunications Association‘s “The Cable Show.” The name change […]

By Richard Nieva NEW YORK — A schism between old and new forms of Black media broke open today at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s 2011 National Action Network convention over the issue of Black ownership of media.