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June 2009

Three days after Michael Jackson's death, revamped BET Awards airs major tribute

Essence Music Festival a bright spot for tourism industry this summer

The death of Michael Jackson, "The King of Pop," dominates global media

Black Cable TV Ratings for Week of June 15 - 21 'Meet the Browns' stays locked at No.1; 'Hawthorne' posts strong debut

Liquid Soul Media wins EFFIE Award for marketing campaign on CNN special

GlobalHue Africanic names Najoh Tita-Reid Sr. VP and Damien Reid VP

Black TV Ratings for Week of June 15 - 21 Fox's "Think You Can Dance" steps up to No.1; CBS dominates as top network

The Ebony Experiment founders discuss "buy black" initiative at MAAX Summit

BET Partners, Yahoo! partner to feature exclusive content from 'BET AWARDS '09'

ESSENCE.com, Covergirl Queen Collection partner on digital makeover tool

Met Life study: African Americans putting greater emphasis on financial security

Ad agencies launch Project MC, using social networking to promote growth

Alliance for Workplace Excellence awards Equals Three Communications

Joint Center names Dr. Nicol Turner Lee VP of Media and Technology Institute

Black Cable TV Ratings for Week of June 8 - 14 TBS and "Meet the Browns" settle in their No.1 position on cable's Top 25

Black TV Ratings for Week of June 8 - 14 The NBA Finals again lift ABC to dominance over the Top 25 TV chart

Kizart Media Partners, NABOB introduce The Power of Urban Radio Forum

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

UniWorld hires Anthony Robinson as Sr. Account Dir. on Marine Corps account

Queen Latifah to host My Black Is Beautiful Show following BET Awards

Nielsen names Cheryl Pearson-McNeil to new Senior VP position

TV One's election coverage receives "Best Practices" Award from NABJ

Sheryl Flowers, executive producer with Tavis Smiley Show, loses cancer battle

Former GM marketing exec Mike Jackson blasts stifling of 'passion and creativity'

Black Cable TV Ratings for Week of June 1 - 7 Cable passes broadcast by 20 million black viewers thanks to NBA Playoffs

Today marks the farewell of analog TV and the start of digital's possibilities

N'Digo marks 20th year as one of the leading African-American weeklies

Ford becomes the exclusive automotive partner of the Essence Music Festival

Burrell Communications names Don Moore to head new digital division

RushmoreDrive to shut down after Sahara Media purchase offer is rejected

Following protests over Obama cartoon, News Corp. forms diversity council

Robert Fitzgerald joins GlobalHue as Executive Vice President - Media Director

Black TV Ratings for Week of June 1 - 7 ABC rides the NBA Finals to No.1 show and most watched network title

'American Legacy' publisher moves on from 14-year relationship with 'Forbes'

NBC News launches TheGrio.com, an African American 'video-centric' Web site

Real Content Group and AllHipHop.com create AllHipHop Mobile platform

Jamila Hunter to head programming at The Oprah Winfrey Network

Kevin M. Williams returns to Matlock ad agency as EVP & Managing Director

BET Networks acquires 'The Wendy Williams Show' for cable starting July 13

Coca-Cola partners with BET this summer on African-American teens promotion

Black Cable TV Ratings for Week of May 25 - 31 Cable passes broadcast by 20 million black viewers thanks to NBA Playoffs

Baltimore launching tourism promotion to lure more African-American visitors

Illinois Lottery awards Burrell multi-year contract worth $6.4 million

Black TV Ratings for Week of May 25 - 31 CBS, most watched network, takes over a Top 25 without  'Idol,' or 'Dancing'

Emil Wilbekin joins Essence.com leadership team as managing editor

Radio execs hear passionate pleas from musicians on royalties legislation

Interactive One names Sheryl Goldstein to new position of SVP of Sales

Smart marketers recognize the changing African American demographics

Arbitron misses benchmarks on blacks, Hispanics in big markets in April

Philadelphia Tribune, oldest African American newspaper, marks 125th year

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