Television News in North America

Network Aimed at Black Audience Announced for Fall

“Atlanta-based Bounce TV will be an over-the-air channel supported by sponsors, showing programs for blacks ages 25 to 54. It is designed to be carried on the digital signals of local television stations, and it doesn’t necessarily want to compete with existing cable networks like BET, TV One or Centric, said Ryan Glover, a former Turner Broadcasting executive and member of the Bounce leadership team.”

Backstage 04/06/11

TelAfric Television Network

“TelAfric Television Network is North America’s first African owned Television Network featuring an array of diverse channels from Africa and around the global African Diaspora, with programming in film, music, sports, news, talk shows, soaps and more.”

Ghana Web, Diasporian News 04/07/11

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The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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