Sharpton gives eulogy at Curry’s funeral

September 1, 2016 in Obituaries, Religion

Leader admonishes Black Press to ‘keep telling the story’ By Hazel Trice Edney Trice Edney Newswire TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – One minute the congregation was somber and in tears and the […]

Remembering George Curry 1947 – 2016

August 25, 2016 in News, Obituaries

Black Press journalist was champion of civil rights By Hazel Trice Edney Trice Edney Newswire Renowned civil rights and black political journalist George E. Curry, the dean of Black Press […]

Civil Rights Journalist and Black Press Columnist George Curry Dies of Heart Failure

August 22, 2016 in News, Obituaries

Award-winning Civil Rights Journalist and Black Press Columnist George Curry Dead at 69 By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire) – Pioneering Civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the […]

Nielsen Study: black media more ‘relevant’ to black consumers

October 4, 2012 in Editorials, News, Opinion, Subscribe, Top Stories

By George E. Curry

NNPA Editor-in-Chief

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Companies that fail to advertise with black media are missing an opportunity to effectively reach nearly 43 million African Americans whose $967 billion annual buying power is projected to exceed $1 trillion in three years, according to the new study released by Nielsen and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA).

“Still the largest racial minority group in America, with a projected buying power of $1.1 trillion by 2015, black consumers remain at the forefront of social trends and media consumption,” the study found. The findings were released Friday at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Legislative Conference.

“Our collaboration with the NNPA has been successful,” said Susan Whiting, vice chair of Nielsen, a premier global information and measurement company. “….