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January 5, 2018
Dear NAMIC Diversity Digest Readers,  

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In This Issue

Huffington Post
Asian-American actors, writers, filmmakers and other creatives on Twitter have been sharing their various projects using the hashtag #AsAmCreatorRollCall. Comics writer Greg Pak launched the social media campaign last month so that those in the community could support each other in 2018. 

Black Enterprise
Time Inc. is selling Essence Communications Inc. to Essence Ventures LLC, a company launched in 2017 by Shea Moisture founder Richelieu Dennis. As a result, the Essence brand has returned to a 100% black-owned independent company, after 12 years of being owned by Time.

The Guardian
The film industry has had momentous upheavals over the last 12 months, but an annual diversity survey has found that the US movie industry is no more diverse than it was a decade ago, and "there was no meaningful or sustained change in 2017" for female, black or Asian directors in Hollywood.

CBS has announced the 21 funny folks who will be participating in its 2018 Diversity Comedy Showcase. Their performances will be during six shows running January 23-26 at the El Portal Theatre in Los Angeles.

Multichannel News
NBC News named Hoda Kotb as co-anchor of the Today show, replacing Matt Lauer, who was forced out after allegations of sexual harassment.


PR Newswire
Buzzvil, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre provides a mobile lockscreen advertising service. Upon its founding, Buzzvil first considered providing a service through which compensation is provided to people who participate in viral marketing campaigns on social media sites. The two founders named the company "Buzzvil" to signify the "buzz" they would create through this viral marketing platform.


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