Media Diversity Not an All-Or-Nothing Game

December 10, 2010  |  

(Huffington Post) — In 1992 Bill Cosby expressed his desire to purchase NBC — a network that he turned around with programming featuring African-American characters and story lines — but was told the network was not for sale.  Not long before that, FOX launched with a major focus on African-American programming — rememberLiving SingleMartin, and Roc? But after a series of acquisitions, mergers, stock swaps, and expansion into Fox News, the company abandoned its Black roots, trading Queen Latifah for Glenn Beck.

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