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Great Big Story, in-house video startup gets $40M from CNN

Great Big Story launched by CNN in 2015 to compete against the likes of Buzzfeed and Vice just got a jump start of a $40 million investment to be released over the next two years. GBS is an independent LLC fully funded by CNN. Its raison d’être is to produce that is appealing to millennials, […]

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Jay-Z & NBA MVP Andre Iguodala Empower Minority-owned Business and Entrepreneurs

Despite business and startup creation being at an all-time low, African-American entrepreneurs and minority startups are on the upward. The world is now witnessing a stronger push from iconic figures in the African-American community to keep this trend growing.   Just announced this week, legendary rap artist and business mogul, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, is now […]

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Movie Date Night During the Holiday Season

Dear Entrepreneurs, this holiday season, take the time to unplug with your closest friend: your sweetheart. The holiday season has a way of bringing out the jingle in all of us and a desire to just sit back and enjoy the time we’ve with those we love. Whether you intend to cook an excellent meal […]

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Captain Marvel Set To Be Directed By A Woman: The Race is On

The latest rumors surrounding Marvel’s new film, Captain Marvel, are exciting, to say the least with a long list of talented female directors being thrown around. Having a female director in position for the female superhero movie would be a first for Marvel. Even though Patty Jenkins almost led Thor: The Dark World she later […]

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Prince Dead at Age 57. A Prince Among His Queens, He Championed Female Musicians

  The world mourns as one of the most talented and revolutionary superstars, Prince Rogers Nelson, AKA Prince was announced dead in his estate on April, 21st 2016; he was 57. The award-winning music artist was touring the US earlier this month but experienced health complications forcing him to postpone an event in Atlanta, Georgia. […]

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The Changing Role of Women in the Entertainment and Media Industry

When we say the role of women is rapidly changing in the world, it is also broadly applicable to Hollywood and New York, the top revenue-making entertainment industry of the world. It’s not just limited to the actresses, but we have seen women making their presence known in all specialized avenues of this thriving industry. […]

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The Major Entertainment and Media Industry Trends to Watch Out in 2016

Entertainment and Media (E&M) industry have changed a lot over the years along with the technological advancement. However, one can doubtlessly say that the development we witnessed in the last couple of years — especially with the contribution of social media — may far exceed the changes that took place in the past two decades. […]

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Black Films Matter supports Movie Binges on Oscar Night

The Advocacy group Black Films Matter is supporting private parties all over the world in holding home movie-watching marathons on February 28, the night of the Academy Awards telecast, according to co-founder Durrell Cory.  “If they don’t want us, we’ll hold our own ceremony— in fact thousands of ceremonies— in folks’ houses everywhere” said Cory. […]

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