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Univision Buys The Root—Fusing the No. 1 Hispanic and the No. 1 Black News Outlets in the US

By Richard Prince TheRoot.com has been sold to Univision Communications Inc. for an undisclosed amount, the parties announced Thursday, in a deal that puts a slice of the African American market in the domain of the U.S. company most dominant … Continue reading

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Univision Host Rodner Figueroa Fired Over Racist ‘Planet Of The Apes’ Comment Towards Michelle Obama

By Mandy Fridmann Univision host Rodner Figueroa was fired Wednesday after comparing first lady Michelle Obama’s appearance to that of someone from the cast of the “Planet of the Apes.” The Emmy-winning host was dismissed over the racist remark said … Continue reading

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Time Warner Cable CEO wants to slim cable bundles, eyes Aereo’s technology

By Cecilia Kang Time Warner Cable’s chief executive said his company may consider capturing television content from public airwaves and delivering them to customers over an Internet connection, a practice that has shaken the entertainment industry. The idea was pioneered by … Continue reading

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