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Morning Media Newsfeed: Major Changes Hit Conde Nast | MTP May Oust Gregory - Posted July 24, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Major Changes Hit Conde Nast | MTP May Oust Gregory - Posted July 24, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Pitch The Root Stories on Faith and Happenings in the Western United States - Posted July 8, 2014
The Root, the news website that reports on today's world from the perspective of African-Americans, aims to not only publish timely, thought-provoking stories, but also to be a "part of the conversation that's going on in the [black] community," says managing editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pitch The Root Stories on Faith and Happenings in the Western United States - Posted July 8, 2014
The Root, the news website that reports on today's world from the perspective of African-Americans, aims to not only publish timely, thought-provoking stories, but also to be a "part of the conversation that's going on in the [black] community," says managing editor ... [FishbowlNY]

The Root Seeks Smart, Timely Pieces Affecting African-Americans for Its 60/60 News Cycle - Posted July 8, 2014
Time has seen the news evolve from monthly and weekly reports on current events to the 24/7 news cycle. However, digital outlets like The Root, a hub of news, commentary and analysis from a thoughtful black perspective, aim to satisfy the masses that demand updates on a minute-by-minute basis. Ma... [10,000 Words]

The Return On Jeff Bezos' Investment In "The Washington Post" Could Be Huge - Posted August 7, 2013
Jeff Bezos' purchase of The Washington Post reconfirms that the newspaper industry is hurting, that the media industry is still in a state of flu... [PRNewser]

When Is A 'Hat Tip' Appropriate (Even When It's Not)? - Posted July 31, 2013
You are not original - your thoughts aren't, at least (mostly). And that's okay! Embrace it. There are lots of folks sharing their thoughts on a range of topics online. Odds are, some will mirror yours. And although it can be disconcerting when this happens, this does NOT mean they've plagiarized you.... [SocialTimes.com]

Bring Your Client's Voice to The Root - Posted June 13, 2013
Riding high on the groundswell of pride and honor felt among most members of the black community during President Obama's 2008 election, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Donald Graham, chairma... [PRNewser]

Bring Your Voice to The Root - Posted June 13, 2013
Riding high on the groundswell of pride and honor felt among most members of the black community during President Obama's 2008 election, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Donald Graham, chairman of The Wash... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bring Your Voice to The Root - Posted June 13, 2013
Riding high on the groundswell of pride and honor felt among most members of the black community during President Obama's 2008 election, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Donald Graham, chairman of The Wash... [FishbowlNY]

Bring Your Perspective to The Root - Posted June 13, 2013
"There is power in looking," said bell hooks, in Black Looks: Race and Representation, back in 1992. She encouraged black women to develop a critical gaze toward the way they were represented in Hollywood films... [FishbowlDC]

Targeting African-American Audiences Beyond Black History Month - Posted February 23, 2012
Today on Essence.com, there's a "Street Style" photo gallery from the "Celebrate Black HERstory" event. On Clutch, they pose this question: "Do we s... [PRNewser]

Revolving Door: 'Today' turns 60, @SpinReviews, Top Media Pinners, and more - Posted January 13, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32565" align="alignleft" width="184" caption="The January 6, 1964 cover"][/caption] Today ... [PRNewser]

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Tops The Root 100 - Posted October 5, 2011
The Root has released its list of the 100 most influential African-Americans under the age of 45. The Root 100 includes a wide range of personalities including politicians, entertainers, and business execs. "T... [PRNewser]

Revolving Door: Kindle Fire, The Root, Andy Rooney, and More - Posted September 29, 2011
[caption id="attachment_27988" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: Mark Lennihan / AP"][/caption] A slew of magazine publishers have signed on to Amazon's new Kindle Fire device. Among the magazines that will appear on the ta... [PRNewser]

Malcolm X Biography Review Generates Controversy - Posted April 15, 2011
After TheRoot.com rejected Karl Evanzz review of the late Manning Marable's Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, Evanzz ... [GalleyCat]

Former Essence Washington Correspondent Cynthia Gordy Joins The Root - Posted January 24, 2011
Cynthia Gordy, former Washington correspondent for Essence and Essence.com, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Root Plants iPad App - Posted December 21, 2010
African-American-targeted daily online magazine The Root sprouted a new iPad app, available free-of-charge from the iTunes Store, which offers curated news stories from around the Web, original features, podcasts, and sharing via mail, Twitter, Facebook and Instapaper. From the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

HuffPost Introduces Nominees For Game Changers In Media - Posted October 30, 2009
The Huffington Post has asked its readers to help pick the top 100 "game changers": people who are "using new media to reshape their fields and change the world." But as the site has reveale... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HuffPost Introduces Nominees For Game Changers In Media - Posted October 30, 2009
The Huffington Post has asked its readers to help pick the top 100 "game changers": people who are "using new media to reshape their fields and change the world." But as the site has reveale... [FishbowlNY]

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