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July 2009

Larry Irving to join Hewlett-Packard as VP of Global Government Affairs

AfroPop, documentary series on African Diaspora, returns to public TV in October

Black Cable TV Ratings for Week of July 20 - 26 BET repeats at No.1 spot, beating CNN's 'Black in America 2'

UPTOWN Magazine marks its fifth year covering affluent black lifestyle

Black TV Ratings for Week of July 20 - 26 'America's Got Talent' gives NBC top spot; CBS undefeated as top network

Members of Congress request GAO study of Arbitron People Meter accuracy

The Network Journal launches re-designed Web site with expanded news

Pew study shows African-Americans most active users of mobile Internet access

Marketing firm, Ibis, wins multiple honors at The 2009 Communicator Awards

Louisiana firm turns black consumer marketing effort into college outreach

American Airlines recognizes employees with Earl G. Graves Leadership Award

BET Networks and Grey Goose Entertainment debut 'Rising Icons' tonight

ARF seeks successful marketing case studies for new multicultural initiative

TV One, Ford partner on HBCU Business Classic reality show special Aug. 2

Clear Channel donates stations to Minority Media and Telecomm Council

Wendy Williams to leave her daily radio show to focus on TV talk program

Black Cable TV Ratings for Week of July 13 - 19 BET takes No.1 spot on Top 25 and most watched cable network title

Raschanda L. Hall named as Business Wire's Global Media Relations Manager

Black TV Ratings for Week of July 13 - 19 Primetime: Family Secrets again lifts ABC to No.1; CBS most watched net

Bay State Banner publisher to accept loan offer from Boston development fund

Top 25 largest advertisers in black-targeted media lowered Q1 spending

African Americans lost ground in the boardrooms of Fortune 500 companies

Boston mayor offers $200,000 loan to Bay State Banner through development fund

TBS orders episodes of Ice Cube sitcom 'Are We There Yet?' from Debmar-Mercury

Citadel promotes Mike Love to Sr. Director of Programming for urban division

Harvard's Charles Ogeltree forms investor group to rescue Bay State Banner

D.L. Hughley to host morning show on New York's Kiss-FM radio

Black Cable TV Ratings for Week of July 6 - 12 Tyler Perry returns to top of the cable chart with 'Browns' and 'Payne'

Arbitron releases Miami PPM data despite lawsuit filed by Florida attorney general

Black TV Ratings for Week of July 6 - 12 Focus on Michael Jackson lifts ABC's Primetime Family Secrets to No.1 spot

AllHipHop.com, Track Entertainment partner on new urban interactive division

Black, Hispanic broadcasters make direct appeal to Treasury Sec. for financial help

Philadelphia radio stations weather hard times with cutbacks, double shifts

Ratings for televised Michael Jackson memorial service were off the wall

IMAGES USA campaign for Amtrak-Pullman Porter tribute takes top PR honor

Black Cable TV Ratings for Wk. of June 29 - July 5 BET holds on to No.1 with 'Tiny & Toya' reality series; TBS top cable network

Black TV Ratings for Week of June 29 - July 5 Between Michael Jackson's death and memorial black TV viewing stayed high

Census ad campaign dollars 'not enough' black newspaper publishers say

2009 ESSENCE Music Festival sets new record with more than 428,000 attendees

Frederick Sengstacke, former publisher of Chicago Defender, is dead at age 90

Black newspaper publishers resort to creativity to keep doors open

Ariel/Hewitt study shows ethnic disparities in 401(k) saving, investing behaviors

TV One to launch weekly one hour public affairs show with Roland Martin this fall

Chicago Defender captures top award in 2009 NNPA Merit Contest

Black Cable TV Ratings for Week of June 22 - 28 BET Awards' Michael Jackson tribute pulls a record 8.5 million viewers

CBC presses White House for Black Press stimulus dollars, fairness in advertising

Black TV Ratings for Week of June 22 - 28 Death of Michael Jackson drives black viewers to news programs

Study finds racial differences in reaction to coverage of Michael Jackson's death

Vibe magazine shuts down suddenly; Quincy Jones announces plans to buy it

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