– What does NBCBLK mean to news broadcasting?

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I understand NBC has launched a new network titled, NBCBLK, which should be applauded as a means to cover African-American affairs. I think NBC has really hit on something here. Instead of just one network covering all of the news, now it will be fragmented to accommodate the black community. To be fair though, NBC now has a golden opportunity to meet the needs of all of our ethnic groups. Hopefully, NBC will create many more networks for:

NBCSCOT – Network for Scottish-Americans. Plaqued with Haggis commercials.

NBCUKE – I have a friend who reminds me to have one for the Ukrainians.

NRCEIRE – Let us not forget our Irish friends, should be anchored in Boston.

NBCENG – Since our country was heavily influenced by the English, why not? Maybe we can get the Queen to be a correspondent.

NBCNED – The Dutch were also heavily involved with the founding of the country. It should be based in Manhattan (formerly New Amsterdam).

NBCFRNCO – And the French helped us win the Revolutionary War; should be based out of New Orleans.

NBCITALY – For Italian-Americans; aka “The Cooking Channel.”

NBCGERM – Based in Chicago. German-Americans will discuss engineering and the driving habits of other people.

NBCSKI – Also based out of Chicago. The Polish channel should have some good jokes.

NBCEURO – For the rest of Europe. Will speak in English with French, Spanish, Portugese, Italian, and German sub-titles.

NBCAUSTASIA – Will include news and info for people from Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Philippines, and Borneo.

NBCLATINO – For the millions of immigrants crossing our borders. Will be based out of Tijuana.

NBCCAN – For our neighbors to the North, including Minnesota and North Dakota, “Don’t cha know.”

NBCSCANDIA – For Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Finland. To be anchored on a glacier near Reykjavik (or Minneapolis).

NBCASIA – For Americans descended from Japan, China, Korea, Viet Nam; aka “The Educational Channel.”

NBCINDIAN – For our Native Americans, not India. Redskin football will be featured.

NBCARAB – Let’s do it before ISIS and Al-Qaeda takes over.

I am sure there are more I am overlooking. Any suggestions?

I also understand Al Sharpton recently called an emergency meeting with Hollywood officials to discuss why there are aren’t more African-Americans nominated for the Oscar. Sounds like racial quotas have finally come to Tinsel Town. If we are going along with this, let me suggest meeting at the United Nations so all of the other ethnic groups are properly represented.

Don’t you just love racial diversity?

Keep the Faith!

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Tim Bryce is a writer and the Managing Director of M&JB Investment Company (M&JB) of Palm Harbor, Florida and has over 30 years of experience in the management consulting field. He can be reached at [email protected]

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