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Entries by Shira Lazar from 06/2012

All American Rejects' Tyson Ritter Focuses on Haiti Over 'Fad Causes' (Video)

| Posted 06.01.2012 | Impact

All American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter started his own charity, Don't Hate on Haiti, which benefits Charity: Water to provide clean water for the people of Haiti.

Meet Chester French, the Spotify Artist in Residence

| Posted 06.01.2012 | Entertainment

The duo, made up of vocalist Wallach and instrumentalist Maxwell Drummey, stopped by the What's Trending to talk about their work with Spotify, their new album and to perform a new single, "Interesting Times."

Join Jennifer Hudson, Eli Manning And More From Samsung's #Hope4Children Gala Live Today!

| Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact

I couldn't be more excited to be hosting this very special What's Trending live from the red carpet at 6:00 p.m. ET tonight. You can be a part of this special night, too.

John Legend: "We Are Not Doing As Well As We Should Be in Education"

| Posted 06.06.2012 | Education

Grammy award winning musician and current star on ABC's Duets, John Legend, spoke to me about his non-profit launched in 2009, the Show Me Campaign.

How Swizz Beatz Is Working to Rebuild the Bronx

| Posted 06.06.2012 | Impact

Rapper and producer Swizz Beatz is taking his passion for the arts to schools to empower the next generation of leaders and creators.

Samsung Hope for Children Raises 1.5 Million Dollars

| Posted 06.08.2012 | Impact

This week, celebs and sports stars ranging from Jennifer Hudson to Swizz Beatz and Tim Tebow gathered at the American Museum of Natural History in New York for Samsung's Hope For Children Gala.

CSI Creator Anthony Zuiker Launches YouTube Series, Talks TV Ratings Drop

| Posted 06.11.2012 | Media

It was a match made in horror heaven.

Watch Out Michael Bay, These YouTubers Are Here to Stay (VIDEO)

| Posted 06.15.2012 | Technology

With over over 3.2 million subscribers on YouTube, Freddie Wong and Brandon Laatsch are two of the most prolific filmmakers and special effects gurus in the online space.

Reddit Users Raise 30K For 23-Year Old Battling Cancer (VIDEO)

| Posted 06.15.2012 | Impact

The day after 23-year old Jake Villanueva posted his first story on Reddit about his own struggle with cancer, he woke up to find an overwhelming flood of comments and well-wishes from strangers throughout the globe.

Meet the Reporter Put on Leave After Refusing to Remove Personal Facebook Post (VIDEO)

| Posted 06.21.2012 | Media

Journalist Barrett Tryon posted a Los Angeles Times story -- about how the newspaper that he worked for was being sold -- on his personal Facebook page. His employer asked him to take it down and after refusing to do so, he was put on unpaid leave.

Jared Leto on Turning Innovation Into Business and Making Music in the Arctic

| Posted 06.25.2012 | Technology

Successful actor, acclaimed artist and thriving entrepreneur. Whatever you call him, Jared Leto is a creative juggernaut, and he stopped by What's Trending last Wednesday to talk about his band's website, the HIVE, the music industry at large and shooting a video in the Arctic.