Minority T.V. Ownership in The U.S. Still Lags

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FCC Corrects Minority Ownership Figure The FCC has corrected a blog posting by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler that had asserted there was “not a single minority-owned TV station in the country.” Wheeler has pointed to the lack of minority ownership as one … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur: Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million

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Google has snapped up Skybox Imaging, which provides high-resolution satellite images, for $500 million in cash. For now, the acquisition allows the tech giant to improve the quality of the images used in its digital maps, but this definitely plays into … Continue reading

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AT&T Spends $15.5 Billion with Certified Diverse Suppliers

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AT&T’s recent announcement that it spent over $15 billion in 2013, accounting for 28 percent of its total spend for the year, with certified diverse suppliers is a historic accomplishment for the company.  My company, MasTec, is certified as a … Continue reading

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Who Are the U.S. Investment Heroes of 2013?

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U.S. Investment Heroes of 2013: The Companies Betting on America’s Future 09/19/2013 Policy Memo By Diana G Carew and Michael Mandel For too long, U.S. policymakers have focused narrowly on boosting consumers’ buying power, assuming that the productive end of the economy will take care of itself. … Continue reading

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BBSJ: How Minority Entrepreneurs Can Stimulate Broadband Adoption

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Broadband and Social Justice recently featured on their website an article regarding the topic of minority entrepreneurship in the broadband technology industry. The article, written by Joycelyn F. James, a graduate of the Institute for Communications Law Studies at the … Continue reading

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