Univision’s The Root Pushes Into Video, TV

When The Root was acquired by Univision a little over a year ago, publisher Donna Byrd said she had already set her sights on a big expansion for the African-American news, opinion and culture site. A year later, The Root has staffed up, built out an in-house video and social team and is preparing for a big TV debut, with a series set to launch in the fourth quarter of this year.

Fusion Partners With The Root On Content

Univision Buys Graham Holdings’ The Root

Hispanic media company Univision Communications has acquired The Root, a top online destination for African-American news and commentary, in a bid to expand its reach to a new audience.