COMPANY NEWS

NEW YORK TIMES - OCTOBER 26, 2020

"And last month, President Trump tapped Williams, who recently published a new book, “What Black and White America Must Do Now,” to conduct one of his first interviews after announcing his administration’s economic plan for Black Americans. “There is no way that someone who’s liberal and who happens ..."

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/10/26/magazine/armstrong-williams-interview.html

AFRICAN LEADERSHIP MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 20, 2020

"BREAKING: African Leadership magazine announces its 2020 Top 100 most influential African American Leaders List"

https://www.africanleadershipmagazine.co.uk/breaking-african-leadership-magazine-announces-its-2020-top-100-most-influential-african-american-leaders-list/

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL - MAY 18, 2020

"Elected officials from Prince George’s County sent a letter to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Sunday saying his office has not adequately responded to requests for equipment and staffing to combat the coronavirus, according to The Washington Post."

https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2020/05/18/lawmakers-say-larry-hogan.html

ABC 7 WJLA - MAY 15, 2020

"WASHINGTON (WJLA) — Mayor Bowser and businessman Armstrong Williams together carried a big box of face masks from a medical supply van to a setup spot outside Howard University’s NE Clinic."

https://wjla.com/news/local/mayor-bowser-armstrong-williams-face-masks-howard-clinic

OFFICE OF UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS - MAY 15, 2020

"WASHINGTON – Today, Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser gathered at the new Benning Road Clinic COVID-19 testing site to announce the clinic’s expansion to four days a week. As a show of community support, journalist Armstrong Williams..."

 

https://newsroom.howard.edu/newsroom/static/12516/president-wayne-i-frederick-and-dc-mayor-muriel-bowser-announce-covid-19

LAW 360 - MAY 5, 2020

"TV Stations To Pay $100K For Bad Faith Retransmitting Talks

Law360 (May 5, 2020, 6:50 PM EDT)"

 

https://www.law360.com/articles/1270120

THE HILL - MAY 4, 2020

"Why fat black lives must not really matter.  It’s a sure sign you’ve reached maturity in life when you stop trying to have it both ways. As an adult, you probably shouldn’t expect to be able to eat all the ice cream in the fridge every night and still avoid the long-term health effects of a poor diet. And yet, whe"

 

https://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/495727-why-fat-black-lives-must-not-really-matter

BROADCASTING+ CABLE - MARCH 26, 2020

"The unspoken elephant in the room is that neither television networks nor cable operators can provide the essential service Americans are now relying on more than ever on real-time local news programming.  The unique realities of the nation’s response to COVID-19 have put local broadcasters in... "

https://www.multichannel.com/news/judge-dismisses-at-t-suit-against-max-retrans

MULTICHANNEL NEWS - JANUARY 17, 2020

"A federal judge dismissed with prejudice a six-month old lawsuit filed by AT&T against Max Retrans, adding that the broadcast TV consultant headed by former Nexstar Media chief operating officer Duane Lammers did not violate a 2016 non-disclosure agreement."

https://www.multichannel.com/news/judge-dismisses-at-t-suit-against-max-retrans

REUTERS - JANUARY 21, 2020

"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let residents of Flint, Michigan pursue a civil rights lawsuit against the city and government officials that accused them of knowingly allowing the city’s water supply to become contaminated with lead."

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-flint-idUSKBN1ZK1S5

BROADCASTING & CABLE - JANUARY 16, 2020

"Former top FCC staffer Clint Odom told House members at a Hill hearing on media diversity this week that the way some broadcast station deals to sell TV stations to minority owners are structured could actually reduce diversity in the industry."

https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/odom-tv-sidecars-could-derail-diverse-ownership

BROADCASTING & CABLE - JANUARY 3, 2020

"With the death of newspapers in all but a few major markets, broadcast television is the only real source of local news left in American society. The survival of local journalism is vital to the fate of American democracy and our communities." -Armstrong Williams

https://www.broadcastingcable.com/blog/doomsday-tv-localism-community-fcc-doesnt-change-archaic-rules

THE DAILY HERALD  - DECEMBER 19, 2019 

Sometimes, the impact of even the most eloquent voices can fade with time. Sometimes, we need to get accustomed to hearing from different voices just to keep ourselves active and alert to the issues of the day...

https://www.dailyherald.com/discuss/20191219/introducing-additional-new-voices-on-issues-of-the-day

TWITTER  - NOVEMBER 11, 2019 

As the owner of CW21 (WWMB) in Florence, South Carolina, it gives me great pleasure to announce that we’re back on the @DIRECTV platform after five months of retransmission negotiations.

https://twitter.com/arightside/status/1193914886167945222?s=21

TWITTER  - NOVEMBER 11, 2019 

As the owner of NBC 25 (WEYI-TV) in Flint, Michigan, it brings me great joy to announce that we’re back on the @DIRECTV platform after five months of retransmission negotiations. 

https://twitter.com/arightside/status/1193920782260461568?s=21

BROADCAST + CABLE  - NOVEMBER 2019 

Station owner Howard Stirks Holdings has settled its retrans dispute with AT&T and replaced its negotiating agent. The stations at issue, WEYI Flint-Saginaw, Mich., and WWMB Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C., had been off DirecTV since June.

https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/howard-stirks-holdings-at-t-strike-retrans-deal

BROADCAST + CABLE  - NOVEMBER 2019 

The FCC has upheld an AT&T complaint against a number of TV station groups for failure to negotiate retransmission consent in good faith, a move MVPDs are hoping adds fuel to their argument for renewal of the satellite compulsory license law that includes that good faith mandate.

https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/fcc-finds-for-at-t-in-retrans-negotiation-complaint

BROADCAST + CABLE  - NOVEMBER 2019 

The FCC has upheld an AT&T complaint against a number of TV station groups for failure to negotiate retransmission consent in good faith, a move MVPDs are hoping adds fuel to their argument for renewal of the satellite compulsory license law that includes that good faith mandate.

https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/fcc-finds-for-at-t-in-retrans-negotiation-complaint

KULR-8 - SEPTEMBER 2019 

 

"DIRECTV, KHQ Incorporated, NBC Right Now and Cowles Montana Media are in an on-going retransmission contract dispute resulting in the decision to discontinue the DIRECTV carriage of our television stations."

https://www.kulr8.com/programming/why-directv-removed-khq-inc-nbc-right-now-and-cowles/article_6147c488-cf4f-11e9-b9bc-1f17886ebd39.html?utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=Cowles+Stations+Go+Dark+On+DirecTV&utm_campaign=TV+Nets+Need+NFL+Ratings+Rebound+To+Continue

BROADCAST + CABLE  - AUGUST 2019 

 

"As one of the very few African-American TV owners in the country, I also thought AT&T/DirecTV was impacting diversity by truncating my market access, limiting viewer choices, and trenching upon cherished First Amendment values, which hold that more voices are better than fewer."

https://www.broadcastingcable.com/blog/pay-tv-titan-at-t-continues-scorched-earth-ways

THE NAB PULSE - AUGUST 2019 

 

"We Are Broadcasters spots remind Congress and your audiences of the important role local radio and TV stations play in our communities. "

https://www.nab.org/xert/2019emails/newsletters/pulse/081219/article_stelar.asp

BROADCAST + CABLE - JULY 15, 2019 

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"Howard Stirk Holdings owner Armstrong Williams accused AT&T of using litigation to intimidate blackouts."

https://issuu.com/futurepublishing/docs/bnc_07_15_2019?fr=sODFmMTk1MDI

NEWSMAXTV - FRIDAY 19,  JULY 2019 

​"Armstrong Williams is an influential conservative and African-American political commentator who owns Howard Stirk Holdings, a media company that was recently named among BlackEnterprise.com's Top 100 black businesses."
 

https://www.newsmax.com/thewire/armstrong-williams-howard-stirk-holdings-black-enterprise/2019/07/19/id/925215/

BY DAVID DIMOLFETTA | JULY 18, 2019 20:07

“For the past five years, there have been solutions promised to the community by many, yet no one has delivered an affordable solution that is good for the people and for the environment by reducing plastics,” said Armstrong Williams, a nationally syndicated talk show host who partnered with WatergenUSA and NBC25 to bring the Watergen solution. “When I saw the Watergen unit, I immediately started working with the company to bring this technology to Flint.”

https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/Business-and-Innovation/Watergen-partners-with-Flint-Michigan-where-water-quality-is-third-world-596049

S. FLORIDA TIMES— JULY 17, 2019

“WASHINGTON – This week Howard Stirk Holdings (HSH) debuted on the Black Enterprise 100 list. HSH wholly owned and operated by media mogul Armstrong Williams, occupies a unique niche in the television broadcasting industry – an industry where fewer than 2% of owners are minorities.”

http://www.sfltimes.com/finance/media-mogul-armstrong-williams-among-black-enterprise-100

BY KELLAN HOWELL  - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2015

“We want to reinforce the kind of values and virtues that make America great,” Mr. Williams, who also writes a weekly column for The Times, said of his television programming. “We want the kind of shows that families can sit down and watch and be proud of. We want people to know that you don’t always have to lead with what bleeds. We want to uplift people we want to give people real self-esteem and real worth.”

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/oct/29/armstrong-williams-becomes-largest-black-owner-of-/

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