Omar Wasow

Omar Wasow

Omar Tomas Wasow is an internet analyst who appears frequently on radio and television. Wasow tutored Oprah Winfrey in her first exploration of the Net in the 12-part series 'Oprah Goes Online'. He is co-founder and strategic advisor for the social networking website BlackPlanet. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Omar Wasow has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Forum as a Correspondent for MSNBC. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 1,239 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2), Adam Clayton Powell III (2). Most common tag: Online Technology.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2005 - Present Executive Editor, Blackplanet.com Videos: 4 c. August 27, 2002 - Present Executive Director, Blackplanet.com Videos: 1 c. January 9, 1998 - Present Correspondent, MSNBC Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Ethnicity and Culture of U.S. Families

    Ethnicity and Culture of U.S. Families

    Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the structure of black, Latino, American Muslim, Indian, and Asian families in the…

  • Q&A with Omar Wasow

    Q&A with Omar Wasow

    Omar Wasow is a Ph.D candidate in African American Studies and Government at Harvard. In 1999, he co-founded BlackPlanet.com, a social networking site. He…

  • State of the Black Union 2007, Afternoon Session

    State of the Black Union 2007, Afternoon Session

    Leaders in education, public policy, religion, and black communities discussed the future impact of African Americans on Western culture, the…

  • Technology and the Digital Divide

    Technology and the Digital Divide

    Mr. Wasow spoke from New York City about technology and the digital divide between users of new technology and those without…

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