National Newspaper Publishers Association Teams Up With Digital Mind State to Deliver “Tech This Out News™” to a Network of 47 Million African Americans in Time for the Holiday Season

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LOS ANGELES--()--The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Digital Mind State (DMS) have forged a strategic partnership to distribute tech news made by us for us through Digital Mind State’s affiliate company, Tech This Out News. This partnership will cover all things tech ranging from the hottest tech gadgets to autonomous cars, robots, and space, the final frontier.

Tech This Out News focuses align with that of NNPA to provide the Black community with objective, accurate and trusted sources of news from a Black-centered voice and perspective in the ever-evolving world of technology. NNPA powers over 230 African owned newspapers and engages in over 47 million individuals per week.

The impact of the content that has been produced by members of the National Newspaper Publishers Association matter not only to the Black community but across this nation. In this press conference, President Biden honored and thanked Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. and the NNPA for the outstanding work they've done (click here).

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. President and CEO of the NNPA, stated, "On behalf of the NNPA representing the Black Press of America, we are pleased to partner with Digital Mind State – utilizing the latest innovations in technology in a rapidly expanding number of global media platforms."

Today, Americans from all backgrounds seek news from the Black perspective and NNPA is a trusted voice to the unique perspective of African Americans on news, issues, and opinions as they occur and as they impact the Black community and other communities of color.

Tech This Out, formed in 2017, has quickly become the "go to" source for all things tech – serving the hip-hop community.

With its new collaboration with the NNPA, Tech This Out's reach will extend even further providing the distribution of in-depth tech articles, consumer electronic product guide, live streams, videos, tech conferences, virtual and live events and podcasts throughout the NNPA network.

"I'm particularly excited about this partnership. The buying power of the African American community is estimated at $1.3 trillion, and we can help these consumers make valuable, informed decisions," states Mike Johns, the founder and CEO at Digital Mind State and Interim Editor-In-Chief for Tech This Out News.

Connatix is the video technology partner of Digital Mind State, which leverages Elements by Connatix, the leading online video platform, to power and monetize video content on “Tech This Out News” and the Beyond Just Music Podcast network. Follow the podcast here to be alerted when new episodes post. All shows are distributed by the Beyond Just Music Podcast Network™.

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Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, Tech This Out News™ is the property of Digital Mind State. Tech This Out News™ creates original and expertly curated news that brings together technology, innovation, pop culture, music, activism, and education. We strive to provoke thought, inspire, educate, entertain, and empower our readers with dynamic and relevant editorial and unparalleled events that create commemorations that stand the test of time. Tech This Out is featured in CES i3 Magazine – the premier magazine of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the Tech This Out podcast is distributed and streaming on all major platforms and internationally on terrestrial radio. Featured guests have included iconic names Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson, P.Diddy, Amara La Negra, Tyra Banks, Dennis Quaid and much more. Visit us online at


The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is the national trade association of the Black Press of America representing 230 black owned newspapers and media companies throughout the United States and the Caribbean. The Black Press dates back to the first publication of Freedom's Journal on March 16, 1827, in New York City. Since that time, the Black Press has been consistent in reporting the news, culture, and progress of Black America. The NNPA national offices are in Washington, DC in the Thurgood Marshall Center Building. and

About Connatix:

Connatix is a next-generation video technology platform for publishers and advertisers. We believe in the power of engaging content and are on a mission to help publishers deliver successful videos without compromise. With a cutting-edge video player, optimization engine, and suite of turn-key video monetization formats, publishers can amplify video revenue while delivering engaging experiences. With first-to-market video capabilities, Connatix sits at the forefront of content innovation and is building a new generation of video experiences that are optimized for publisher success. Connatix works with over 3,000 publishers worldwide.

Founded in 2014, the company is headquartered in New York City with offices in Tel Aviv, Israel and Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Learn more at

About Audible Reality:

Audible Reality® is an audio software company from Montréal, founded by Emmy® Winner & Sound Recording Ph.D., Matt Boerum. Audible Reality® seeks to connect the world with unique, personalized, and fully immersive sound experiences through proprietary AI-driven 3D audio technology for music, streaming, and mobile applications.


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