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iHeartMedia Announces First-Ever 24/7 Audio News Service Dedicated to the Black Community

The need for more Black voices is at an all-time high right now, and the world is especially looking toward media companies to lead the charge for more inclusion. As a means to provide more Black-focused outlets, iHeartRadio is launching its Black Information Network — the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service dedicated to providing an objective, accurate, and trusted source of continual news coverage with a Black voice and perspective, a press release reports. “We are pleased and proud to enable the support the launch of BIN: Black Information Network by contributing resources that will have the greatest impact — our reach, our multiple platforms, our technology infrastructure and our broad, in-depth relationships with consumers,” said Bob Pittman, iHeartMedia chairman/CEO. In an announcement, Variety reported the company stated that BIN is “focused on service to the Black community and providing an information window for those outside the community to help...

Njera Perkins

Jun 30, 2020