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Can media coverage keep you alive in a mass attack?

Can media coverage keep you alive in a mass attack?

What some may see as sensationalized, wall-to-wall coverage of the deadliest shooting in American history is the very kind of coverage that could save your life in the future. That’s according to security experts. With cable and network TV dropping or preempting regularly scheduled Sunday morning […]

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 humankind is one thing. 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 […]

In Focus: The presidential field

In Focus: The presidential field

The Republican field of 2016 presidential candidates go one-on-one with Tara Wall in a new series launched today. It’s an exclusive, unfiltered look at the diverse bench as they appeal to voters for their Party’s nomination. DONALD TRUMP JEB BUSH CARLY FIORINA JOHN KASICH TED CRUZ RICK PERRY […]

EXCLUSIVE: Ambassador addresses South African xenophobia with Tara Wall

EXCLUSIVE: Ambassador addresses South African xenophobia with Tara Wall

United States Ambassador to South Africa, Mninwa Johannes Mahalangu responded to the recent spate of xenophobic attacks taking place across South Africa, by speaking exclusively to Tara Wall, reporting for AFRICA TODAY TV. The ambassador addressed the impact the crisis is having on the country’s […]

Committed to community campaign

Committed to community campaign

The #CommittedToCommunity: Engage, Empower, Uplift social campaign is a first of its kind joint venture and voter mobilization effort between the Republican National Committee and a black media outlet – Radio One networks. The campaign, which we crafted, directed, produced and coordinated, includes a series of engagement […]

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 […]

A mother’s ‘love’ on display

A mother’s ‘love’ on display

Media reaction to a Baltimore mother’s outrage and subsequent public flogging of her son when she happened to stumble upon his apparent involvement looting and rioting in the aftermath of the Freddie Gray death, has taken an unexpected turn. Tara Wall joined CNN’s State of […]