Media Matters

Glen Ford, executive director of Black Agenda Report


This week our guest is Glen Ford, executive director of Black Agenda Report. He has extensive experience in radio and television, where he launched influential programming like America's Black Forum, the first nationally syndicated Black news interview program on commercial television, and Rap It Up. Ford co-founded (BC) in 2002. The weekly journal quickly became the most influential Black political site on the Net. In October, 2006, Ford and others left BC to launch

In addition to his broadcast and Internet experience, Glen Ford was national political columnist for Encore American & Worldwide News magazine; founded The Black Commentator and Africana Policies magazines; authored The Big Lie: An Analysis of U.S. Media Coverage of the Grenada Invasion (IOJ, 1985); and served as reporter and editor for three newspapers (two daily, one weekly).