Cathy Hughes talks about her role as founder of Radio One, the largest black-owned broadcast company in America and what it was like to be a radio pioneer during a ceremony to honor her contributions to media at the Newseum. The Newseum exhibit, “One Nation With News for All,” tells the story of how immigrants […]
An exclusive NewsOne IN DEPTH analysis Dan Charnas is the Editorial Director of News & Information at InteractiveOne, and the author of “The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop” (New American Library/Penguin) ————— If you aren’t a New Yorker of a certain age, as I am, it might be difficult to understand […]
98.7 KISS FM‘s 30-year hold on the adult R&B market is coming to an end as the iconic radio station is merging with 107.5 WBLS, according to 98.7 Kiss FM. SEE ALSO: Why Brian McKnight’s Vulgar Song Is Sad About the merger, WBLS VP/General Manager Deon Levingston says, “WBLS and WRKS have been the voice […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Mild-mannered community activist Albert Knighten found himself in handcuffs last month when police and federal agents raided his home and shut down a pirate radio station he operated out of a spare bedroom. Supporters say his bare-bones operation filled an important niche in a predominantly black section of Fort Myers, a […]
Dorothy Brunson, the first African-American woman to own a radio station, has died at 72-years-old. Brunson died Sunday of complications from ovarian cancer at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, according to Baltimore Sun. The media pioneer acquired Baltimore’s WEBB-AM in 1979 and later added stations in Atlanta and Wilmington, N.C., as well as a […]
The Rev. Al Sharpton has created his own media company and will launch a Sunday-morning syndicated TV show, he told The Hollywood Reporter on Monday.
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