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So What Do You Do, Ed Gordon, Host of Conversations with Ed Gordon?
The man who's reported for everyone from BET and NBC to NPR and CBS tells what it's like to finally step out on his own.

So What Do You Do, Tracey Edmonds, Award-Winning TV and Film Producer?
The media mogul tells how she first broke into Hollywood and discusses her latest venture into Web TV.

So What Do You Do, Cathy Hughes, Founder of TV One and Radio One?
This radio and TV exec has spent over 30 years setting the foundation for Black-owned media companies, and she still continues to break new ground.

So What Do You Do, Debra Lee, Chairwoman and CEO of BET?
After spending 25 years climbing the ranks at the biggest Black media company in existence, this CEO is still working hard to evolve the brand and challenge its biggest critics.

Hey How'd You Launch a Specialized Documentary Film Company, Jamarlin Martin?
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Facebook Head of Entertainment and Media Kay Madati Joins BET Networks - Posted September 10, 2014
Kay Madati, head of entertainment and media on Facebook's global marketing solutions team, joined ... [AllFacebook]

Court: Facebook Likes Are Not Property - Posted August 21, 2014
Facebook likes can be viewed any number of ways, but according to a federal court judge in Florid... [AllFacebook]

BET Awards announce host and musical performance on Vine - Posted June 4, 2014
BET has become the latest TV shop to make some major announcements on Vine. The six second platform has become the new trailer and inspired television networks to use stop-motion and more to visualize the bi... [Inside 3D Printing News]

5 Social TV Stories You May Have Missed - Posted April 25, 2014
From HBO announcing an exclusive deal with Amazon to a Pulsar study showing that Tumblr is a more im... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Social Strategy Failures: Learn What Not To Do On Twitter From The People Who Did It - Posted July 26, 2013
For every wildly popular social media success, there is an equally fantastic social media failure somewhere on the web - probably more, actually. Most social media failures don't make the news (they're failures after all, and by design are quickly forgotten), but those that DO are the true gems. They show us... [AllFacebook]

BET Slapped With Lawsuit Over Demise Of Unofficial Facebook Fan Page For 'The Game' - Posted July 24, 2013
Page administrators of successful but unofficial fan pages may want to le... [AllFacebook]

BET breaks digital records with the 'BET Awards 13' - Posted July 2, 2013
The BET Awards, the network's major tentpole event broke some impressive digital records this past weekend. The awards have alw... [Inside 3D Printing News]

A social recap of BET's 2013 Upfront - Posted April 17, 2013
BET unveiled it's new and returning programming tonight at their annual upfront in New York City. 106 & Park, Real Husbands of Hollywood and the BET Awards are of course among the returning shows. Being Mary Jane, Burns BBQ and Comic View are among the new ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Stupidest Idea Ever: MTV And BET Fake Twitter Hacks - Posted February 19, 2013
So you heard about Burger King getting hacked yesterday - and it was pretty funny, right? The hackers said BK was purchased by McDonalds and posted a bunch of hip hop videos and... [AllTwitter]

PR Fail: MTV/BET Twitter 'Hack' Was a Promo Stunt - Posted February 19, 2013
Twitter hacking is the big thing this week! After hackers turned Burger King into McDonald's yesterday (and did their best to promote rappers T-Shyne and Chief Keef), the same team hijacked Jeep... [FishbowlDC]

Beyonc to Headline BET Experience - Posted February 4, 2013
Fresh off her amazing performance at the Super Bowl, BET announced Monday that Beyonc would be the headliner for the BET Experience at L.A. Live in June. Beyonce's performance is the first stop of the North Am... [FishbowlLA]

Dumb PR Stunt: Ticking Promo Clocks Cause Bomb Scare - Posted September 25, 2012
Apologies to our readers--we thought that we had identified the day's dumbest PR stunt in the NJ state Senate president's public appeal to make "replacement" football refs illega... [GalleyCat]

Dumb PR Stunt: Ticking Promo Clocks Cause Bomb Scare - Posted September 25, 2012
Apologies to our readers--we thought that we had identified the day's dumbest PR stunt in the NJ state Senate president's public appeal to make "replacement" football refs illega... [FishbowlDC]

BET Experience at L.A. Live Coming in 2013 - Posted July 2, 2012
With the 2012 BET Awards in the books, the cable network has already turned their attention to next year's show -- a three-day celebration at L.A. Live in partnership with AEG. The BET Experience at L.A. Live will take place June 28-30, 2013. According to the press release, attendees at the BET... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: 'CBS This Morning,' Broadcast ratings, 'Live With Kelly,' and more - Posted December 22, 2011
CBS News has named a new line up of producers and a director of production for CBS This Morning. ... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: Ryan Seacrest, Publishing App Expo, NewsBasis, and More - Posted December 8, 2011
Ryan Seacrest may take over for Matt Lauer should the veteran Today... [FishbowlDC]

Kids Get Schooled and a Visit from Nicki Minaj - Posted May 20, 2011
Nicki Minaj and MTV host ... [GalleyCat]

MLK III and Others to Launch Network Targeting African-Americans - Posted April 18, 2011
Martin Luther King III, civil rights leader Andrew Young, and others are launching Bounce TV, a networ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: CNN's New CMO, M Booth, M&C Saatchi, and More - Posted March 11, 2011
CNN Worldwide has named Janet Roll as the company's new EVP and CMO, reporting to the president of the company, Jim Walton. Roll joins from BET Netw... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost to Team Up with BET Cofounder Sheila Johnson on HuffPost GlobalBlack - Posted January 20, 2011
The Huffington Post will team up with BET cofounder ... [WebNewser -]

BET CEO Lee: Avoiding 'Train Wrecks' is Part of the New Brand Strategy - Posted January 5, 2011
BET is busy trying to shake off negative talk surrounding the company, which has been accused of perpetuating stereotypes about Blacks and women with its programming, relying too much on music-related entertainment, and "selling out" following the Viacom purchase in 2001. In t... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted December 4, 2007
Hot Network Mess: Reporter Greg Braxton describes how far BET has to go to undo its image as a bad-taste maker in the black community. ... [FishbowlLA]