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Minority Business Development Agency Announces 2016 MED Week Award Winners

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced the 2016 National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Award winners. MBDA will honor 19 organizations, businesses, and individuals who have demonstrated leadership, commitment and excellence in advancing the…

MBDA and Fundation Partner to Aid Minority Businesses

The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (“MBDA”) and Fundation Group LLC announced today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) designed to provide U.S. minority business enterprises (MBEs) with cutting edge, digitally enabled financing solutions and expanded access to…

$4.4 Billion Later and Lionsgate Has Now Acquired Starz

Lionsgate,  a premier next generation content leader, and Starz, a leading integrated media and entertainment company, today announced an agreement under which Lionsgate will acquire Starz for a combination of cash and stock totaling $4.4 billion, creating a global content…

CES is a Record Setter

Independent Audit Confirms ces 2016 as Record Setter – 177,393 industry professionals from 158 countries drawn to ces in January – Show sees 10 percent increase in international attendance @ces Arlington, VA, June 29, 2016 – The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, owner…

95.7 The Game Helps Food Bank with a Nice Check

95.7 The GAME (KGMZ-FM) and 1st United Credit Union announced the presentation of $3,489 to the Alameda County Community Food Bank as part of their “Hoops for Hunger” program this 2016 NBA regular season. 95.7 The GAME NBA This Week…

Radio One Stock Increases Again 5.5%

Radio One Inc. (ROIAK) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday June 21 as the stock popped 5.5% to $3.07, representing a gain of $0.16 per share. Some 80,017 shares traded hands on 668 trades, compared…

Netflix Finds Fans of Orange is the New Black Are Repeat Offenders

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Netflix reveals Orange is the New Black is one of its most re-watched original series. Examining viewing in over 190 countries, Netflix found more than half (53%)* of Orange viewers have…

The Chicago Music Industry Just Got More Interesting with 2112

What began as Fort Knox Studios, a massive rehearsal and recording space for musicians on Chicago’s Northwest side has become an even grander vision for music tech startups across the country. Kent Nielsen and Dan Mahoney, owners of Ft. Knox,…

BRE Magazine Salutes Warner/Chappell Music’s JON PLATT

Black Radio Exclusive Magazine (BRE), urban entertainment’s premier magazine since 1976, is proud to select giant music publisher Warner/Chappell Music’s (WCM) newly appointed President of North America, Jon Platt, as its Man of the Year. Platt has secured publishing deals…