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3 takeaways from the brand that was David Bowie

3 takeaways from the brand that was David Bowie

The ’80’s was an era where, like many American teens, David Bowie filled my collection of eclectic albums from British artists. Mom wasn’t a fan, so of course every indulgent listening session represented a level of rebellion for me then. The creative genius of the […]

Eco-friendly finds for your fur baby

Eco-friendly finds for your fur baby

Green living for humans is a commitment in itself, although absolutely worth the investment. For our pets, its poses another conundrum. With so many new products on the market, labels to sift through, and since we can’t really get any verbal feedback from Fido, it […]

Media’s role in the urban healthcare crisis

Media’s role in the urban healthcare crisis

Listening to many of my media colleagues, the average reader could easily conclude that the only health care debate worth covering today is the partisan bickering over efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as Obamacare. Washington squabbles aside, there are […]

Starbucks pokes the bear

Starbucks pokes the bear

It’s either an ingenious marketing idea or an epic branding disaster. No matter what side of the Starbucks firestorm you fall on it seems a lot of folks missed the point when the company known for its neighborhood coffee, launched an innocent enough initiative to […]

Not your average immigrant story

Not your average immigrant story

While the complex and contentious political discussions over immigration play out in Congress and among the presidential hopefuls, our reporting is focused on the stories behind the debate. In this preview clip of our docu-series ‘Africa In America‘ viewers learn a little known fact about […]

Social ad wars heat up

Social ad wars heat up

Social issues that political campaigns usually won’t touch but everyone is supposedly talking about is driving another media narrative and heating up the ad wars. Media expert Tara Wall was among the panelists weighing in on CNN’s State of The Union.