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  • NBC Trying to Get George Zimmerman’s Lawsuit Thrown Out

    Jun 10, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *The judge in George Zimmerman’s defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal is scheduled to hear arguments on a request by the media company to toss the case. A hearing has been set for June 19, reports the AP. The case had been postponed pending the conclusion of the Trayvon Martin shooting case. Zimmerman was acquitted of […]

  • George Zimmerman Suing NBC Universal over Edited 911 Tape

    Dec 7, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *George Zimmerman is suing NBC Universal for using “the oldest form of yellow journalism” by editing an audio tape of his 911 call to make him sound racist, the lawsuit says. Zimmerman is seeking “damages in excess of the jurisdictional limit” in Seminole County Circuit Court in Florida, where the lawsuit was filed Thursday, reports […]

  • Michelle Obama to Serve as Guest Editor for iVillage

    Aug 13, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *A website for women, iVillage, announced today that Michelle Obama has accepted their invitation to serve as guest editor for a week, reports the Associated Press. Her focus will be on back-to-school issues. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The first lady has been working with iVillage staffers to address challenges, including healthy eating for students […]

  • Magic Johnson Speaks on His and Diddy’s New Comcast Black Networks

    Mar 12, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *NBC Universal and has promised to launch 10 minority-owned independent networks over a period of eight years. That’s a huge commitment. But right off the top, two well-known African American will take on the task of introducing two new channels as majority owners. Diddy and Magic will be making the dream work as majority owners […]

  • Brandy Part of NBC’s Single-Sponsor Programming on Sunday

    Jan 28, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *On Sunday, Brandy Norwood will take part in NBC’s single-sponsor primetime programming, which was a popular form of advertising back in the early days of television. The New York Times is reporting that NBC will show the movie “National Treasure,” and all 35 or so minutes of commercials will be for the TurboTax online tax […]

  • Civil Rights Groups Sign Ground Breaking Agreement with Comcast and NBC Universal

    Dec 17, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *BALTIMORE, MD – The NAACP, National Urban League and National Action Network announced today an agreement with Comcast and NBC Universal to expand current diversity initiatives intended to increase diversity in a wide range of areas including programming and employment. The Memorandum of Understanding, being filed today with the Federal Communications Commission, creates initiatives to […]