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  Comcast confirmed swirling rumors from last night (February 12) that it would be acquiring Time Warner Cable earlier this morning. The merger would combine…

A new plan launched by Comcast dubbed “Internet Essentials” will help low-income families afford the internet for just $10 a month. Comcast, whose lowest priced plans range between $40 and $60, have decided to bring the internet to more families across the country who can’t afford their current rates. The internet connection features 1.5 Mbps […]

A NEWSONE EDITORIAL The Rev. Al Sharpton and MSNBC are being attacked by critics for the network’s recent hiring of Sharpton to replace weekday host Cenk Uygur. We at NewsOne always liked Uygur, even before his MSNBC show. We consider ourselves to be political progressives. We like MSNBC’s forward lean, in word and often in […]

A recent editorial from The Daily Beast suggests that Rev. Al Sharpton’s endorsement of the Comcast/NBC merger is a somewhat conflict of interest, considering Comcast owns shares in his current employer Radio One, a black-owned niche. The Daily Beast Reports: He was trumpeting a merger that’s already paid dividends to Radio One and its affiliate […]

Washington — A minority media group is taking its opposition to the Comcast-NBC Universal merger directly to President Obama, citing his promises to foster diversity and fight corruption. The National Coalition of African American Owned Media (NCAAOM) bought a full page ad in the Washington Post on Monday panning the deal, which is under review […]