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Pew Research Study on Obama Coverage

April 22, 2009 Fox News Stands Out as "Too Critical" of Obama No One Network Singled Out as Too Easy Summary of Findings When Americans

Notoriously Overrated: What Was so Big about Biggie Smalls?

Notoriously Overrated: What Was so Big about Biggie Smalls? Minister Paul Scott There's a new movie coming out called "Notorious." It's the story of a

KROQ CBS Radio Airs Obama Hate Song

CBS Radio is at it again! KROQ 106.7 rocker in Los Angeles, aired the following stunt during their morning show. Industry Ears has reached out

MSNBC Scarborough Drops the F Word

Should networks be forced to use a time delay

11 Burning Questions with Paul Porter

Los Angeles Loyolan Danielle Corkhill, News Editor Paul Porter has worked with NBC, BET, and AOL Music among other media corporations. He spoke last week

Industry Ears, Parents Television Council making it hard for media execs

NY DAILY NEWS By Stanley Crouch Direct action has its benefits and its irritation. Paul Porter knows this well. A former programmer for Black Entertainment

It’s way past time to clean filth of some music videos from TV

Philadelphia Inquirer By George Curry An increasing number of people are fed up with the airing of sexually explicit, violent, degrading, stereotypical music videos on

From Community to Collective Complacency

BY SHAUNELLE CURRY My elder teachers once taught me that community was the crux of black life in traditional African societies. Responsibility belonged to everyone.