Tag Archives: Johnson Publishing

Chicago media criticized for looting, vandalism coverage

Chicago’s news media under fire for coverage of African-American communities Even though a Tribune article published Friday fell short in describing the tense relationship between the local news [..]

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Rewinding 2019 in media

  Disney Plus made the biggest splash of the year 2019 saw the end of several institutions, big media battles, and disappointing sports teams. Let’s start with the [..]

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Chicago Defender ends print edition; shifts to digital only

Second publication this week to call to quits on print In a timed day-after-a-holiday Friday news dump, the owners of the Chicago Defender announced the publication is ending [..]

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Johnson Publishing to end 77-year run

Legendary Chicago publisher files Chapter 7 The end of the line has come for one of Chicago’s most iconic publishers. Johnson Publishing Co. announced Tuesday it filed for [..]

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T Dog’s Media Notepad: Chicago loses population again

Also…management change at CSN Chicago; another new entry in syndication; MeTV FM going national; new host for Sy-Fy’s Comic-Con show All together now: The Chicago DMA has lost [..]

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Johnson Publishing sells Ebony, Jet to private equity group

Longtime African-American publications sold to Texas firm Chicago’s African-American community is mourning yet another loss of an institution. On Tuesday, Johnson Publishing Co. announced it was selling its [..]

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Think Tank Daily: Oprah closes Harpo Studios in Chicago

Editor’s Note: This is an experiment yours truly is trying out for the next few weeks or so… in order to put more material on the website, I [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag – Jerry Agar, "Undercover Boss", KNBC and more

It’s been a little while since yours truly has done a Grab Bag of news and notes – so here’s what’s going on in the world of media [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: A tribute to Oprah Winfrey

After 25 years on the air, The Oprah Winfrey Show – one of television’s most successful daytime programs – rides into the sunset. Her final show airs on [..]

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Tom Joyner talks about being dumped by V103

Tom Joyner, whose syndicated radio show was dropped by WVAZ-FM (V103) Monday, doesn’t seem to be bitter about the move, according to an interview he gave to the [..]

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Hottest Couple of the Year – Not

The T Dog Media Blog usually doesn’t devolve into tabloid murkiness, but this is worth reporting: Eddie Murphy’s recent marriage to producer Tracey Edmonds is over after only [..]

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