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Black Fox Anchor Kelly Wright Joins Bias Suit

Black Fox Anchor Kelly Wright Joins Bias Suit

‘Forced to Perform the Role of a Jim Crow’ (4/26/17)
7 Black Fox Employees to Join Bias Suit

7 Black Fox Employees to Join Bias Suit

Alleged: Arm wrestling for whites’ amusement; Ebony said to owe writers thousands; French rivals hold opposite views on colonialism; National Enquirer readers say he’s a ‘winning prez’; good way to reach Trump: Go on cable news; ESPN to cut more than 40 ‘talent,’ sources say; 5 documentaries planned for L.A. riot anniversary; DNA test results...
Lessons From the Fall of O'Reilly

Lessons From the Fall of O’Reilly

Woman called ‘Hot Chocolate’ identifies herself; Cecilia Alvear, former NAHJ president, dies at 77; white men overwhelming on cable morning shows; TV One expanding ‘News One Now’ to two hours; NPR reports scant progress on diversity figures; FCC vote leads to more media consolidation; 6 ‘Rhoden Fellows’ named at the Undefeated; census tests more Hispanic-friendly...
O'Reilly Out, Carlson In at Fox News

O’Reilly Out, Carlson In at Fox News

Latest allegations came from black women . . resentful fans enjoyed skewering mainstream; social media inflated threat from ‘Facebook Killer’; black press meet with Trump? Why bother?; N.Y. Daily News didn’t get the memo about ‘Negro’; ‘Next to Die’ inmates reflect before execution; LGBTQ media help readers adjust to Trump; faulty I.D. on N.Y....