Friday, March 21, 2008

New Name for Historic J-Group

Friday, March 21, 2008

The National Association of Minority Media Executives (NAMME), the only membership organization of diverse media executives and a long-time MTF grantee, is changing its name. It will now be known as the National Association of Multicultural Media Executives (sticking with the same acronym), reports Maynard's Richard Prince in Journal-Isms (

The change comes after a couple months of internal dicussion. NAMME Board Chair Neil Foote told Prince that the new name "better reflects the demographic changes in the country and better positions the organization for the 21st century." They've always worked across all media, ethnicities and platforms, Foote notes.

Like most groups, NAMME has been hit hard by the cash crunch in the media industry and is looking for individual donor support to continue working on research projects around diversity issues in the media and supporting its members. To contribute to its current campaign, visit

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