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Anthony Scaramucci

Remembering Louis Rukeyser

Anthony Scaramucci | May 5, 2016 | Media
Today we remember and celebrate the life of Louis Rukeyser, host of the original iconic Wall $treet Week, who passed away 10 years ago this week. Rukeyser could never be replaced, but we are honored to have the chance to carry on his legacy.
Scott Malcomson

How Russia and China Are Cooperating to Dismantle America's Dominance of the Internet

Scott Malcomson | May 5, 2016 | World
If the past 20 years are a guide, Sino-Russian cooperation will result in a shared isolation of both countries' citizens from international civil society, international media and the Internet. A recent meeting between the two countries on Internet sovereignty was apparently motivated by a desire to protect against extremism, drug sales and the like. But the essence of it was two major nations getting together to compare notes on how to build walls.
Larry Strauss

Taken Out of Context by Jesse Watters, Bill O'Reilly and the Fox News Ministry of Truth -- The False Narrative of Out-of-Control Kids

Larry Strauss | May 5, 2016 | Education
Bill O'Reilly has every right to say that some kids are just bad apples, out of control, and should be carted off by constables. But educators have got be committed to proving him wrong.
Paul A. Bromley

Larry Wilmore Can Call President Obama The N-Word. Get Over It

Paul A. Bromley | May 5, 2016 | Black Voices
The president makes me proud to be a Black man and proud to be an American. He puts respeck on all of our names by the example he sets. I root for him the way I root for all of my niggas. Obama wants to see me win. I believe that.
Eric Olander

What It's Like to Be Black in China

Eric Olander | May 4, 2016 | World
Being black in China is not easy, but it's not as bad as many would have you think, according to our two guests this week who are both black immigrants currently living in Beijing.
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) WatchESPN: Get Ready For 'Live Moments' On All Viewing Devices

Andy Plesser | May 4, 2016 | Media
LAS VEGAS - Brand marketers should spend more time trying to figure out how to engage with consumers as they are viewing live sports events than they do thinking about which devices are providing the viewing experience. This has been one of the takeways for WatchESPN, which offers all...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) ConAgra On Addressable TV: Driven By People, Not Media

Andy Plesser | May 4, 2016 | Media
NAPERVILLE, IL - Having used addressable television advertising for almost three years to better target certain consumers, ConAgra has established deeper relationships with addressable households because they are driven by people, not media. According to Fernando Arriola, the consumer packaged-goods marketer's VP of Marketing, who Beet.TV interviewed at the company's...
Oula A. Alrifai

This Syrian Refugee From Aleppo Will Do Whatever It Takes to Get an Education

Oula A. Alrifai | May 5, 2016 | World
What if you had to make a decision between continuing to work as a child laborer to make ends meet for your family or planning to risk the choppy waters and dangerous journey of taking a refugee boat from Turkey to Greece? This is the dilemma of Shrivan, a 16-year-old boy who fled Aleppo, Syria three years ago to southern Turkey.
Leonce Gaiter

Trump is the Message; America is the Medium

Leonce Gaiter | May 5, 2016 | Media
Photo: Marc Nozell Americans stopped truly regarding ourselves some time ago--that is, looking at both the good and the bad of us. Instead, we took refuge in the 2D selfie--a posed self-indulgence to show the world our preferred vision of who...
Sachin Kamdar

How 3 Digital Publishers Developed Diverse Audiences With Data

Sachin Kamdar | May 4, 2016 | Media
Gathering data isn't the difficult part. Developing meaningful insights so you can make smarter decisions about how to move forward is the real challenge.
Michael Rosenblum

Trump: The Canary in the Coal Mine

Michael Rosenblum | May 4, 2016 | Media
"Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are," said Brillant-Savarin, the 19th Century French philosopher. Well, the French live for food. In America, we live for TV. In France, you are what you eat. In America, we are what we watch.
John Atlas

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Social Justice Films at the Montclair Film Festival

John Atlas | May 4, 2016 | New York
The stars are coming to the Montclair Film Festival in New Jersey, which began on April 29 and runs through May 8. There are dozens of films to see, special events, conversations, parties and panels.
David Chavern

Authors Guild v. Google Ruling: An Expansive View of Fair Use

David Chavern | May 3, 2016 | Business
The Supreme Court's recent decision to deny review of the Authors Guild v. Google, Inc. ruling was a blow not just to the suit's plaintiffs in the book industry but to all of us in the business of writing and publishing content.
Mattea Kramer

Has Justin Bieber Beaten The Child Star Curse?

Mattea Kramer | May 4, 2016 | Entertainment
To the surprise of many, the pop star is still standing and riding a streak of three straight #1 hits.
Michele Beaulieux

Hastert Victim Shouldn't Have Needed Courage to Speak

Michele Beaulieux | May 3, 2016 | Politics
What does it say about our society that Scott Cross needed extraordinary courage to speak at the sentencing hearing of his high school wrestling coach, Dennis Hastert? Do we want to live in a world in which crime victims do not feel comfortable sharing their stories?
Eric Boehlert

Obama's Boasting Reagan-Like Approval Ratings, So Where's The Media Attention?

Eric Boehlert | May 3, 2016 | Media
For a leader regularly written off by the press as a lame duck 18 months ago, President Obama has tallied some major wins during his second term, and voters have taken notice. So why isn't there more media credit directed his way?
Tom Engelhardt

Writing as an Act of Generosity

Tom Engelhardt | May 3, 2016 | Politics
Every now and then, I teach a class to young would-be journalists and one of the first things I talk about is why I consider writing an act of generosity. But for the foreign correspondent, especially in war zones, the generosity lies in the very act of entering a world filled with dangers.
Amnesty International

Standing Up for Oppressed Journalists on World Press Freedom Day

Amnesty International | May 3, 2016 | World
It is not just American journalists like Jason Rezaian who are targeted. And in too many cases, countries that the United States considers allies are the ones whose oppressive policies stifle the freedom of the press.
Michelangelo Signorile

The New York Times' Bizarre Attempt to Portray Donald Trump as 'More Accepting on Gay Issues'

Michelangelo Signorile | May 5, 2016 | Queer Voices
Haberman is a seasoned, smart journalist with a stellar reputation, and that makes her story -- and her "he's complicated" rationale for writing it -- all the more baffling.
William Astore

Put ESPN in Charge of the War on Terror

William Astore | May 2, 2016 | Media
Just imagine if your average red-blooded American devoted as much attention to foreign wars as they do to their favorite NFL team! Just imagine if America's leaders were held accountable for poor results as NFL coaches and staffs are!
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