Black Media’s Next Steps: An Interview with Benét J. Wilson

With the current rapidly changing technological advances, traditional Black media is in a state of flux. Black media in 2010 faced the same sorts of challenges as mainstream news organizations have also faced, and many outlets have started plans to upgrade their online presence to reach out to readers and form communities. But with newspaper and magazine circulation decreasing for Black media outlets, is it too late to innovate?

I spoke with Benét J. Wilson to get an informed perspective on the matter. Benét is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the lead blogger for the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force’s NABJDigital blog. Benét is also the online managing editor for McGraw-Hill’s Aviation Week business aviation channel, and is a member of Black Social Media Professionals and the Online News Association.

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