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IndieWire Hires Reporter to Boost Black Film Coverage 

IndieWire Hires Reporter to Boost Black Film Coverage 

Veteran writer and filmmaker Tambay Obenson has joined IndieWire as a Staff Writer covering African American film and television. In 2006, Obenson co-founded the Black cinema blog, Shadow and Act, which was acquired by Blavity last year and has grown into a vital part of IndieWire’s film coverage. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Curator of the annual New Voices in Black Cinema Festival in NYC, now in its eighth year. The Nigerian-born filmmaker then went on to co-found Shadow and Act LLC, a film financing and production initiative focused on backing Black filmmakers. Obenson’s credits include Beautiful Things (2006), Endless Shards of Jazz for a Brutal World (2015), and Indie Film Blogger Road Trip(2009). More here

FCC’s Ajit Pai Aims to Free Up Space on the Airwaves 

FCC’s Ajit Pai Aims to Free Up Space on the Airwaves 

IMF Names Chief Economist 

IMF Names Chief Economist