Black Publishers Push For Ad Spending Report
Black publishers push for ad spending report
NNPA Chair Dorothy R. Leavell/Senator Cory Booker
By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor)
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is set to begin work on a report detailing advertising spending by federal agencies—particularly as it pertains to Black and Latino media companies.
“After several senators joined our request, including Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Shumer, GAO sent us an update in February saying that the request would take about six months of work,” said Benjamin Fritsch, a spokesman for Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), who first called for the report during a press conference with National Newspaper Publishers …